Thursday, March 29, 2007


"There are many other things which rightly keep me in the bosom of the Catholic Church. The consent of peoples and nations keeps me, her authority keeps me, inaugurated by miracles, nourished in hope, enlarged by love, and established by age. The succession of priests keeps me, from the very chair of the apostle Peter (to whom the Lord after His resurrection gave charge to feed His sheep) down to the present episcopate."

St. Augustine: Contra Epistolam Manichaei (4th cent).

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