Thirty years ago it was pretty much understood by most evangelicals that Roman Catholicism preached a different “gospel,” which taught salvation by sacramental grace and merit.
Today, Rome still teaches the very same false “gospel” but many evangelicals now gloss over irresolvable doctrinal differences and accept Roman Catholicism as a Christian denomination. What changed? Why are deadly Catholic falsehoods now accommodated as harmless “denominational distinctives” by some evangelical apologists?
Below is a short article from Pulpit & Pen, which points out that evangelical ecumenism with Rome does not compute.
The Roman Catholic Church Says I’m Anathema, What About You?
By Seth Dunn
Pulpit & Pen
Frequently, we receive email at Pulpit & Pen chastising us for our position that those who believe Roman Catholic doctrine are not Christians.* This is a plainly biblical position and its quite frustrating to see it constantly challenged by Roman Catholics and Protestants alike. So, I thought it would be prudent to present a short argument that demonstrates that Roman Catholicism is not Christianity. Examine the following propositions:
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