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The Libellus of Hormisdas and the Failure of Policy

The following letter is a translation of Pope St. Hormisdas's Epistle 80 and was written to Patriarch Epiphanius of Constantinople. The letter, which was written in 521, is essentially Pope Hormisdas accepting that even with imperial force (detailed in other letters), only Constantinople and its suffragan bishops were willing to sign the Libellus of Hormisdas. …

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The Theology of Marriage in Orthodox Christianity

In our previous video, we had gone over the patristic evidence indicating that in certain cases, remarriage, after divorce and while the first spouse was alive was a practice accepted by many Church Fathers and thereby the Catholic position on the indissolubility of marriage was not the consensus of the Church. The evidence we reviewed …

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What’s Wrong with Papal Infallibility? | Answering Elijah Yasi

In this video we respond to a Uniate apologist who has done a response to our video on the Tome of Leo and one of our pragmatic arguments against Papal Infallibility. Needless to say, this Uniate cedes all our points, contradicts himself and makes big historical blunders regarding the Tome and St. Cyril + Nestorius. …

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Do Eastern Orthodox Evangelize? A History of Orthodox Missions Vol. 2 (1601-1917)

https://youtu.be/_nImg9C9Xsw “Do Eastern Orthodox Evangelize? A History of Orthodox Missions. Vol. 2 1601-1917” Welcome to the second video we are doing in a series on the history of Orthodox missions in the second millennium. As a significant amount of research, editing, materials, and time go into these videos, your support on Patreon is greatly appreciated …

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Do Eastern Orthodox Evangelize? A History of Orthodox Missions Vol. 1 (1054-1600)

  https://youtu.be/2KslrBGk2-I Hello and welcome to the first video we are doing in a series on the history of Orthodox missions in the second millennium. As a significant amount of research, editing, materials, and time go into these videos, your support on Patreon is greatly appreciated and allows us to create more content like this …

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Debate: the Role of the Pope in the 1st Millenium – John Collorafi vs. Ubi Petrus

In this debate on whether or not the Pope had a role in line with Vatican 1 within the first millennium, the Catholic apologist who goes by the pen name "John Collorafi" joins us to debate the question. Mr. John Collorafi has translated books on Fatima and Padre Pio from French and Latin and is …

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Debate: Pope St. Agatho, the 6th Ecumenical Council, and Papal Infallibility

Papacy Debate: Pope St. Agatho, the 6th EC & Papal Infallibility | Dr. James Likoudis vs. Ubi Petrus - YouTube We host Catholic Apologist Dr. James Likoudis for an informal debate on whether or not Pope St. Agatho's letters to the 6th Ecumenical Council prove papal infallibility. The free half ends moments after Ubi begins …

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DEBATE: Is the Papacy Biblical? | Suan Sonna vs. Ubi Petrus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFXEb4MSyU8&lc=UgzvLHuiAQECHPTY7Mp4AaABAg We host Catholic Apologist Suan Sonna for a discussion/debate on whether or not there is a link between Isaiah 22 and Matthew 16, as well as other Biblical evidence to determine whether or not these prove the Roman Catholic teachings on the Papacy. Suan has gladly accepted our invitation and we are very honoured …

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Rebaptism, Chrismation and Reception of Converts

The Various Positions Baptism by pouring is a valid form of baptism: Didache, St. Hippolytus of Rome Heretics do not have valid baptisms (or sacraments) and thus must be rebaptized upon entering the Church: St. Cyprian and the Council of Carthage +257, St. Firmilian of Caesarea, Patriarch Philaret of Moscow, Council of Constantinople +1756, St. …

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The First See is Judged by No One” and the Pseudo-Symmachian Forgeries. Response to Erick Ybarra

This is part of a much larger video we did entitled "Papal Forgeries, A Road to Schism" and can be found here. On November 16, 498, Pope Anastasius II, a sympathizer with the Byzantine Emperor’s policy on the Henotikon, died. In his two years as pope, he had created a controversial legacy by re-entering communion …

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MHFM/VaticanCatholic Refuted on Orthodoxy & Ecumenical Councils | When LARPing goes Wrong

https://youtu.be/CMJ4kbhTgok What is it that makes a council ecumenical? What sets the standard for a binding and dogmatic council in the Orthodox Church? Contrary to what some have recently said, there is an objective and canonical standard stating what it is. Why is the Council of Florence not an ecumenical council for us? We created …

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What Makes a Council Ecumenical? Part II (A Florilegium)

As in part one, the quotations will be broken into groups and hyperlinked. We highly recommend you read part one since it has more quotations than part two and the introduction gives important context and analysis. We have broken these quotations into the following two groups, you can click on the hyperlinks to be taken to …

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Papal Forgeries, A Road To Schism

Our third video. We discuss the Pseudo-Symmachian Forgeries, the early parts of the Liber Pontificalis, the Constitutum and Donatio Constantini, and finally, the massively influential Pseudo-Isidore Decretals, the fake canons of which provided the legislation necessary for the intervention of Pope Nicholas during the Photian Schism. We then go on to discuss the influence these …

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Refuting Erick Ybarra and Matt Fradd. Yes, you should become Eastern Orthodox.

Streamed live on Nov 29, 2020. We host a stream with Snek, David TheRealMedWhite and Seraphim Spillman to respond to the stream hosted by Matt Fradd and Ybarra entitled "Should we become Eastern Orthodox?" Matt Fradd is a Catholic radio show host and frequently has Catholic apologists on to exposit their position. Strangely, he seems …

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Pope St. Leo’s Tome: Proof of Papal Infallibility? (HALF)

In this documentary style video, we dive once more into the historicity behind the Tome of Pope St. Leo at the Ecumenical Council of Chalcedon, and discuss whether or not the Tome was an ex-cathedra statement and a proof of papal infallibility as Catholic apologists often claim. This will likely be our final statement on …

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Does the Lateran Council of 649 Prove Papal Infallibility?

The Lateran council of 649, called to combat Monothelitism, is often times cited by Roman Catholic apologists as evidence of Vatican I’s doctrines of papal infallibility and the Pope’s universal, ordinary, and immediate jurisdiction over all the faithful. Such articles containing these claims are included here, here and here. The four pieces of evidence used …

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