What does the Catholic Church teach about the Sabbath?

  Hello T, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. The Catholic Church admits to changing the observance of the Sabbath to Sunday. Notice the following sections from Catholic catechism: Question: Which is the Sabbath day? Answer: Saturday is the Sabbath day. Question: … Read More

Does the word venerate actually mean worship?

Hello A, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. Devout Catholics say that it is right to revere the statues and images of Christ and His saints because these images are merely representations of them. To the Catholic, these images are venerated, … Read More

Was Mary without sin?

Hello F, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. Mary was undoubtedly a godly woman (Luke 1:28). But the Catholic Church teaches that Mary was not just godly but without sin (Catechism of the Catholic Church -1994, 491-Mahwah, NY: Paulist Press). The … Read More

Where does the Catholic Church stand on religious liberty?

Hello I, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. Concerning religious liberty, the Bible states, “Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty” (2 Corinthians 3:17). Our founding Fathers believed in the religious liberty of man: Thomas Jefferson: “Almighty God … Read More