How to answer the Greek Peter-Petros, Rock argument?


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Many Protestants refuse to acknowledge that Jesus founded the Catholic church with Peter saying that Peter in Greek means Petros which means Rock. It gets frustrating trying to debate these people when I don’t know the proper answer. Please help.
Thank You


#2

The following link links should assist you in better understanding the Catholic Church’s teaching on Peter as the first Pope. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

**Recommended Reading:
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[LIST]
*]Peter and the Papacy
*] Peter the Rock
*] Did Peter found the Church in Rome?
*] Peter leading the Church in Rome?
]Apostolic Succession (Fathers)
]The Authority of the Pope Part 1 (Fathers)
]The Authority of the Pope Part 2 (Fathers)
]Origins of Peter as Pope (Fathers)
*]Papal Infallibility
]Peter’s Primacy (Fathers)
]Peter’s Roman Residency (Fathers)
]Peter’s Successors (Fathers)
*]Was Peter in Rome?
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