Let's take a closer look at the Office of St. Peter…

Posted August 27, 2017 4:28 pm by Editor

Let's take a closer look at the Office of St. Peter…

The Gospel today sets forth the biblical basis for the Office of Peter, the Office of the Papacy, for Peter’s successors are the Popes. The word “pope” is simply an English version (via Anglo-Saxon and Germanic tongues) of the word “papa.” The Pope is affectionately called “Papa” in Italian and Spanish as an affectionate indication that he is the father of the family…

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