Today, many Roman Catholics do
not know what official Roman Catholic teaching is or what
it means to be called Catholic. In light of this, many are
unaware that numerous contradictions exist between the
and the Catholic faith. This web site has been designed to help you
understand both Official Catholic teaching and the truth found in the
We have integrated numerous
video clips throughout
this site to create a interactive learning experience for you. On the
left of the screen, the pages have been organized topically so you may
better navigate and investigate the various teachings of the Catholic
Catechism and the contrast you will find with the Bible.
For ease of communication the
textual references for information have been limited to the Official
1994 Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Authorized version of the
Holy Bible. These two sources are readily available online as well as
in most bookstores. The reader is invited to look up each topic in the
context of the Scriptures as well as in the Catechism. We encourage
your personal study and the exercising of your religious liberty. These
topics are of grave concern and should be studied with all diligence.
These are matters in which you are required to rest your eternal soul.
Every good Catholic wants to please God in this present life and, when life on earth is over, hopes to live with Him forever. It is a noble goal based on your personal beliefs about God and how you seek to know Him. But noble intentions and personal beliefs about God do not guarantee results, or eternal life. It is my desire that you would do what many of us as Catholics have done before, make sure your beliefs have a solid foundation in the Bible.
A Catholic person is
taught to look for forgiveness by confessing all their serious or mortal sins
to a priest. This official teaching is found in the Catholic Catechism,
paragraph 1497, Individual and integral confession of grave
sins followed by absolution (by a priest) remains the only ordinary means of
reconciliation with God and with the Church. This brings to light the contrast between
venial sin and mortal sin and who defines these terms. However, the real issue
that needs to be addressed is, does the Bible tell us to confess our sins to a priest or to