Evidence of the Churches in History

All the 22 Eastern Catholic Churches in communion with the Roman Catholic Church agree in doctrine, as do the Eastern Orthodox Churches for the most part; they include the most ancient Churches in Jerusalem, in Greek-speaking areas where St. Paul preached, and in areas where the Apostles established their Churches and were then martyred; they trace their history back to such figures. How do Protestants account for such historical evidence, especially in light of Christ’s own words? If all such Churches fell away from the earliest times, then surely Jesus built his house on sand [Mt 7:26], hid the light
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He is truly risen! – Evidence for the resurrection of Jesus Christ

Christos Anesti! Alithos Anesti! Christ is risen! He is truly risen! – Eastern Paschal Greeting Happy Easter to one and all! Today, we celebrate the most important day in the Church’s calendar: the fulfilment of Christ’s earthly mission and foreshadowing of our heavenly destiny in the resurrection of Jesus Christ. No serious historian would doubt that Jesus existed (See video, ‘Atheist Stumped by Overwhelming Evidence for Jesus’ Existence…From an Agnostic Liberal Scholar!‘). What about his resurrection? If we are to proclaim this Good News, as we are commissioned to, its importance cannot be overstated, because [pullquote]Christ’s bodily resurrection is the single most decisive factor in determining the validity
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Obstacles of Popular Myths against the Catholic Church

Recently, there was a “meme” posted on the Facebook Catholic Memes page regarding the Crusades (shown on the right), which mentioned the following unfortunate situation of the Crusaders: Be raided, enslaved, raped, murdered, and conquered for 500 years Your homelands suffer from destitute poverty because of the constant sea raids destroying naval trade and transport routes Byzantium is begging for help, southern France is easy picking for slavers, Spain is conquered and France is invaded, churches are burned and nuns are raped en masse in conquered cities, southern Italy and Sicily live in fear Call upon nobles, peasants, the poor
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