Corruption of the Catholic Church

1166 WordsJun 18, 20185 Pages
Why is the Catholic Church so corrupt in its teaching? They have found ways to control the knowledge that their followers contemplate on. The control of knowledge and power is the foundation for every successful religious organization. The Catholic Church have acquired this power through strategic control on the mind of its follower. The Catholic Church propagate their ideals as righteous in order to be accepted; for without this acceptance, they are faced with the task of initiating this power through force. So to beguile their followers, they present themselves in “sheep clothing” (KJV, Matt 7:15). They are accepted as blameless, peaceful, loving and harmless but in actuality, “they are ravening wolves” (KJV, Matt. 7:15). According to…show more content…
Union of minds, therefore, requires, together with a perfect accord in the one faith, complete submission and obedience of will to the Church and to the Roman Pontiff, as to God Himself”( Leo XII, p 3). These men have slowly deviated from the very foundation beliefs that held as holy. It is almost as if they created considered themselves inimical to Christ- a direct substitute. The followers of the Catholic see nothing wrong with the worship of their pope, which is a direct contradiction to their beliefs of a monotheistic God, and the Words of Christ, in whom they supposedly put their trust in. We are going to rewind back to the 15th century when the Catholic Church was known as the Roman Catholic Church and it was the strongest force to be reckoned with, because the Roman Empire because a combination of both a Religious Church and a Nation, in turn creating the papal State, that were of course governed by the Papacy. The Roman Catholic was so drunk with power that anyone who challenged their teachings and false doctrine, were either killed or excommunicated because they were considered followers of the devil; A group named the Albigenses, a group of French Bible believers, became the Catholic biggest enemy because they simply choose not to worship the almighty Pope, and for that, they were killed one by one. And these actions were justified because the pope-their God,-declare it to be a righteous cause.
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