Purgatory: Purifying Fire or False Doctrine Fable

As an EX-Roman Catholic (see About GWT) who was taught, consequently fully believed in, the doctrine of Purgatory, the following article accurately defines Purgatory is that of which makes the Roman Catholic Church system work effectively. Catholics who believe a purifying fire will purge away their sins are deluded victims of a fatal fabrication. The invention of a place for purification of sins called Purgatory ...

History of the English Bible

History of the English Bible
History of the English Bible, Roman Catholic Church, John Wycliffe, John Hus, and the Lollards AD 1382 The first hand-written English language Bible manuscripts of the complete Bible were produced by John Wycliffe (1320-1384), an Oxford professor, scholar, and theologian. Wycliffe, (also spelled ‘Wycliff’ and ‘Wyclif’), was well-known throughout Europe for his opposition to the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church, which he believed to be ...

Vatican: Secret Payment by Irish Catholic Church

Irish Catholic church paid child sex abuse victim to keep quiet. News of deal overseen by bishop of Derry adds to abuse scandals surrounding Catholic churches in Europe. The Catholic church in Ireland was today embroiled in another child abuse scandal after revelations that a victim was paid to keep quiet in a deal overseen by the bishop of Derry. Bishop Seamus Hegarty has been ...

Vatican: Pope Benedict’s first UK visit confirmed Buckingham Palace

Vatican: Pope Benedict's first UK visit confirmed Buckingham Palace
Details of Pope Benedict’s first UK visit confirmed (Tuesday, March 16) by Buckingham Palace Pope Benedict XVI will travel to Scotland, hold two public masses and meet the Queen in the Vatican’s first official papal visit to Britain. Buckingham Palace confirmed details today of the first official visit to Britain of a pope, which will see Benedict XVI celebrate two public masses, meet the Queen ...