Old Pope, New Pope

'WorldWatch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

A rare event in Vatican history occurred when Pope Benedict XVI resigned his office due to deteriorating health. He has been succeeded by an Argentinian, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who took the papal name of Francis. Richard Ritenbaugh compares the two popes' doctrinal positions and styles of leadership.


A Pope Resigns

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

On Monday of this week, February 11, 2013, the world was shocked to learn that Pope Benedict XVI had announced his resignation from the papacy, effective February 28. ...


The Catholic Church is Changing Direction

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

The Catholic Church's heretofore historical defense of conservative principles, capitalism, and traditional Biblical morality is about to change dramatically.


Pope Francis Is Elected (Part One)

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the recent election of Pope Francis, states that he believes in conspiracy theories in a very narrow way, believing that there have always been conspiracies to transfer or hold on to power on behalf of powerful interest groups in the world's governments. The entire earth was Satan's residence along …


Roman Catholic and Protestant Confessions About Sunday

Article by Staff

It is generally known and freely admitted that early Christians observed the seventh day as the Sabbath, and that mere men changed God's times and laws.


A Pope For Europe

'WorldWatch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The recently elected Pope Benedict XVI has already set out sweeping goals for his pontificate. Richard Ritenbaugh wonders, however, how much this German pope will be able to accomplish—and whether his efforts will incite turmoil in Europe.


Pope Francis Questions Hell

Commentary by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

In an interview with a longtime friend and atheist, Pope Francis said that hell does not exist, explaining that condemned souls just disappear.


Rome's Challenge (Part 2)

Article by Staff


The Catholic Church: Declining or Reviving?

'WorldWatch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

With all the abuse cases casting aspersions on Catholic priests—and some are indeed guilty of the charges against them—many people believe that the Roman Catholic Church is in decline and that it will never regain its moral authority. Richard Ritenbaugh argues that, instead, Pope Benedict XVI will use this crisis to …


Did Christ's Resurrection Change the Day of Worship? (Part One)

CGG Weekly by David C. Grabbe

Protestants will not concede Papal authority. Instead, they justify Sunday-worship by saying they are honoring the day on which Christ rose from the dead.


A Dark Cloud on the Horizon

Commentary by Clyde Finklea

Pope Francis' 2030 agenda calls for a one world Holy Catholic Apostolic Church. The Papacy cast out its net to the evangelicals starting in July of 2014.


The Pope Edits Jesus

'WorldWatch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The model prayer includes, 'And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.' Though spoken by Jesus Himself, Pope Francis says He is wrong!


The Blood Libel and the Holocaust: The Cost of Wrong Doctrine

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

For centuries across Europe, Catholicism taught that the Jews were guilty of deicide—the murder of Jesus. False teaching like this leads to horrible results.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing Peter's Mother-in-Law

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

Jesus had served the people all day, but when He entered Simon Peter's house, He found He had one more miracle to perform: healing Peter's mother-in-law.


The Woman Atop the Beast (Part 2)

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The great harlot of Revelation 17 has great wealth and bloodthirsty persecution of God's people. We must watch world events and come out of her ways.


"I Will Build My Church"

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Although Peter was given responsibilities of leadership, as connoted from the rock imagery or symbolism, he was not granted the post of 'vicar of Christ.'


The Woman Atop the Beast (Part 1)

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Revelation 17 depicts a fallen woman astride a beast, drunk with the blood of God's saints. Whom does this image represent? "Christian" history makes the answer plain!


Self-Government and Responsibility (Part One)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

We need free moral agency to be transformed into God's image. Unless one has God's Spirit, he cannot exercise the internal control to be subject to the way of God.