Hey all, I received an accusation that the church was started by a man named Simon Magus. I did some poking around online and found lots of anti Catholic garbage, but nothing credible at all. I went on caf and on one thread, someone suggested that it was really Simon Magus buried in Rome and not Peter. Also, they claimed that he was really the first Pope. Are there any historical refutations to this, because it’s really bugging me. They claim that the true church has been supposedly underlying for the past 2000 years. I looked that up and found some really bizarre stuff. Can someone refute this?
Thanks in advance.