How do we really know the pope has Christ’s authority in the Church?

By Dr. Jeff Mirus (bio - articles - email) | Mar 29, 2019

In this presentation, Dr. Jeff Mirus explains how Jesus Christ gave Peter special powers to teach, rule and sanctify the Church He founded, and explains how we know that these powers are carried on by the successors of Peter in the See of Rome until Christ comes again.

This is the third video in the “How do we really know” series. Additional reading is provided in the links below.

If you prefer an audio-only format, you will find it here.

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Jeffrey Mirus holds a Ph.D. in intellectual history from Princeton University. A co-founder of Christendom College, he also pioneered Catholic Internet services. He is the founder of Trinity Communications and See full bio.

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