- Apr 18, 2011
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This. Even a cursory glance over western church history shows the papacy has never been this unchallenged source of authority and unity. The Western Schism, Council of Constance, Council of Florence vs Council of Basel, Old Catholic schism, SSPX, etc.podkarpatska said:Both the approaches of the west AND the east seem to me however to have failed the Church
Both have failed, and using the other's failures in polemics is generally just dishonest no matter how tempting. It started to immediately happen in the comments of that article, even.