Tag: Caesar and The Apostolic Authority of the Church (Part II)


11
Dec 2020

In my last essay, I proposed that the apostolic authority of the Catholic Church, which comes directly from Christ and is not subject to any earthly human authority, teaches the truth that serves as the only adequate foundation for just government. This was preliminary to explaining the meaning of the words of Jesus: Render to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and to God what belongs to God. (Mt 22:21) The presence in the world of the apostolic authority of the Church presents a real challenge to the authority of Caesar, especially because......

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