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Alex Moore wrote:

Hi, guys —

I am a former Jew exploring different religions and I would like some advice.

  • I'm very interested in Catholicism but how do we know its true?

Alex

  { Can you explain to a former Jew exploring different religions how we know Catholicism is true? }

Bob replied:

Alex,

Thank you for reaching out.

The argument in favor of Catholicism is its historicity in connection with the Church founded by Jesus Christ.

A fair review of the evidence will confirm the historicity of Christ — that he was indeed a person, not a mythological figure, — then one may use all the historical material, especially the Christian Bible, to determine what He:

  • claimed
  • taught, and
  • created as His legacy.

He did indeed create what we would call an institutional Church when he selected Twelve Apostles and designated one amongst them for a particular role in leadership and unification. (Matthew 16:13-18) By any fair evaluation of the evidence, the only legitimate successor to this institution is the Catholic Church.

Follow this trail and you will find it for yourself.

Peace,

Bob Kirby

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