Catholics see this passage as evidence that Jesus made Peter the first pope.Many Evangelicals look at it as just the opposite.Who is right?It’s an interesting question, and I’ve been on both sides of the question. In fact, this passage played a pivotal role in my conversion to the Catholic Church.You may think you’ve heard all the arguments about whether Peter is the rock, but I’m going to
Is St. Peter the Rock on which Jesus built his Church?
Aleteia - published on 07/02/13
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