Is there Biblical justification for the Papacy?


#1

I have had Catholics and non-Catholics make an arguement against the Papacy. I know that there are Biblical and other Church writings that justify the Papacy. Please provide help for me to defend the Papacy and the Catholic Church.


#2

Jesus established the papacy when he said, “And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the powers of death shall not prevail against it” (Mt 16:18). For more on this see Church & Papacy.

Suggested reading:
Upon This Rock
The Papacy
Jesus, Peter & the Keys


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