Important of the Papacy Allen bryant

St.peter was first granted Authority of the church and was passed down to the popes 

The primacy of the pope was defended by Pope Leo The Great he used biblical , historical , and leagal arguments , assert the primacy of the pope among all bishop.

The passage that speak to peter is lumen Gentium , 23 because it says athority is given to peter but is unique Athority that is based on peters love for the lord. This demonstrates the special role of leadership and authority of peter in the early church.


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