Saint Robert Bellarmine Examines the Attacks Against the Roman Pontiff

Wherefore, that I should pass over the rest, which would take a very long time to enumerate, where is the consensus in doctrine, the bond of peace, the unity of Faith, where is the very salvation and life of religion, unless it is from this see? Otherwise, why is it that the heretics of our … Continue reading Saint Robert Bellarmine Examines the Attacks Against the Roman Pontiff

Catechism of St. Robert Bellarmine: Chapter III – Part II

Explanation of the Creed, that is, the twelve articles  Explanation of the Second Article  S. Tell me now about the second article, namely, “And in Jesus Christ, His Son, Our Lord.” T. God Almighty, about Whom the first article treats, has a true and natural Son, Whom we call Jesus Christ. So that you might understand … Continue reading Catechism of St. Robert Bellarmine: Chapter III – Part II

Catechism of St. Robert Bellarmine: Chapter III – Part I

Explanation of the Creed, that is, of the Twelve Articles Student. Now let us come to the first part of Christian Doctrine, for I want to learn more about the Apostles’ Creed. Teacher. The Apostles’ Creed contains twelve parts, which we call articles, and they are twelve for the number of Apostles who composed it. … Continue reading Catechism of St. Robert Bellarmine: Chapter III – Part I

Catechism of St. Robert Bellarmine: Chapter II

An Explanation of the Sign of the Holy Cross Student. Before we begin the first part of this doctrine, I would like you to propose to me what we are obliged to believe, starting with a simple explanation of the accompanying mysteries and also the matters contained in the creed that are more necessary in … Continue reading Catechism of St. Robert Bellarmine: Chapter II

Catechism of St. Robert Bellarmine: Chapter I

The Catechism of St. Robert Bellarmine: Chapter I Student. So that I may grasp the understanding of Christian doctrine that is necessary for salvation, I especially long for you to tell me: what is Christian doctrine? Teacher. Christian Doctrine is like a short compendium, or a summary of all those things that Christ our Lord … Continue reading Catechism of St. Robert Bellarmine: Chapter I