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An Overview of the History of the Papacy

The Papal Church, a magnificently rich splendidly housed political and ecclesiastical power, headquartered in Rome stands in stark contrast to what started there in the first century with some pastors ministering to small congregations.  The differences are graphic.  The early home churches under their pastors looked to the authority of the Word as received in Read More

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The Apparitions of Mary at Lourdes in France

Dear Friend, Approximately six million people make a pilgrimage each year to visit the shrine at Lourdes where Mary is venerated.  The celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the claimed apparitions of Mary at the site took place there in September 2008.  The climax of the festivities was the Pope’s presence to worship Mary and honor the Read More

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The Apparitions of “Mary” – Divine or Demonic?

The important subject of the apparitions of “Mary” must be addressed in the light of Biblical truth because the message given in the apparitions is either from God, and thus for the instruction of the believers, or from Satan, and thus to the destruction of believers.  It is of such great importance because many of those Read More

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Mary Worship

A Study of Catholic Practice and Doctrine Mary Ann Collins (A Former Catholic Nun) INTRODUCTION Jesus said that the truth will set us free. (John 8:32) However, He did not say that the truth would necessarily be easy to accept. It was painful for me to learn the information that I am about to share Read More

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The Biblical Mary and Tradition

“By asking Mary to pray for us, we acknowledge ourselves to be poor sinners and we address ourselves to the ‘Mother of Mercy,’ the All Holy One.”[1]    Such is the superlative praise and veneration that Catholic teaching gives to their Mary.  The whole cycle of feasts of the Catholic Church is permeated with her festivals throughout Read More

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The Manufactured Mary of Rome Twists Truth

By Richard Bennett and Stuart Quint Mary is one of the most misunderstood and misrepresented persons in history – thanks to the Roman Catholic Church! The biblical Mary is truly a believer whom all generations should call blessed among women, but she is not above them, and she is not blessed on a par with Read More

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The Invincible Gospel & The Modern Evangelical Lie

BY RICHARD BENNETT “That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, Read More

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Do Catholics Possess Life Eternal?

by Richard Bennett Dear Friend, Do Catholics Possess Life Eternal? It is with great sensitivity that I write on this question. Because I remember the grip that Catholicism had on my own soul for 48 years I write with affection for Catholics. Yet while I analyze official Catholic teachings in the light of biblical faith Read More