Paragraph 881

881. The Lord made Simon alone, whom he named Peter, the “rock” of his Church. He gave him the keys of his Church and instituted him shepherd of the whole flock.400“The office of binding and loosing which was given to Peter was also assigned to the college of apostles united to its head.”401This pastoral office of Peter and the other apostles belongs to the Church’s very foundation and is continued by the bishops under the primacy of the Pope.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

583. How is it possible to address God as “Father”?

76. What is original sin?

329. How does a priest carry out his proper ministry?

469. What kind of punishment may be imposed?

20. What is the Canon of Scripture?

439. Why does the Decalogue constitute an organic unity?

391. What does the acceptance of God’s mercy require from us?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

The law of forgiveness: What does the law of forgiveness in Leviticus teach us about God’s mercy and justice? (Leviticus 19:17-18)

How does Ruth’s story teach us about integrity and honesty?

How important is God’s love to our lives, according to 1 John 4:8?

What does Baruch 6:2-5 teach us about the danger of trusting ourselves instead of trusting God?

How can Christ’s return be a comfort in the midst of pain, according to 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18?

Understanding God’s Wrath – Habakkuk 1:2-4

What does the statement “God so loved the world that he gave his son” in John 3:16 mean?