According to the Catholic Church, her popes are links in an unbroken chain that can be traced to the Apostle Peter. Failure to accept this doctrine as true results in anathema.
This doctrine is based on a flawed interpretation of Matthew 16:19.
The articles on this page examine this and other claims and look at the reigns of some of the men who ruled over what Rome likes to call Christ's Church from Peter's Throne.
Pope Julius II (Raphael)
Peter The Rock
The First Pope? Rocking the Roman Rock Who Did Jesus Put In Charge? Was Peter Buried In Rome? Sophistry 101 Peter and the Keys Those James Boys Peter's Papacy Who's On First Peter vs The Papacy
On Apostolic Confusion Popedom: Part 1 Peter's Successor? Popedom: Part 2 Succession and Authority It Was Not Always Thus Murder of a Pope Bishop Strossmayer's Speech Hubris Strossmayer's Speech and Apologetics Job Security Deciphering the Code Early Papal Martyrology
The Pope as Divinity
Sweet Christ On Earth The Pope and the Lord's Supper The God Maker I'm So Sorry Christ's Vicar? Naah. A Look A Papal Morality Shepherd of Prophecy? Pope a Flop as Exorcist Gee Whiz Stuff The Papacy: A Detailed Study Concerning Infallibility Concerning Church and State Could the Pope Be the Prophesied False Prophet?
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