Written by Dave Armstrong and used with permission:
BAD POPES: REPLIES TO A SINCERE INQUIRER, by Dave Armstrong
God made an everlasting covenant with King David, even though he was an adulterer and murderer.
Dave writes: “As this was originally private correspondence, my correspondent’s exact words will be paraphrased, not cited. Her “words” will be in blue.”
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How can you believe in a succession of popes since so many have been terrible sinners?
It’s not based on sinlessness (that’s called impeccability) but on office. We believe that God protects the Church from teaching error, by His power (not the power of

Praise the Lord

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