is associated with Satanism. God also explicitly stated He is God of the living, not the dead. Christians can only pray to God the father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. After Christ died and was buried, He rose again and later ascended into heaven. He resurrected and lives forever more. The Catholic Church's pope is a literal translation of God on earth. They argue the pope was given authority by Christ since Peter was the one on whom Jesus built His church and the Popes are his successors. For instance, Pope Pius X stated the Pope represented Jesus ("The Pope Claims to be God on earth"). They further argue the pope has authority to judge angels. This authority and position of the pope is a clear blasphemy. It is a grave sin to claim to be God on any capacity. Since, the pope is the head and ultimate leader of the Catholic Church, the entire faith is corrupt. Its teachings deviate from God's word and will. The early church noticed these changes the Catholic Church had made. It led to the division of the church to form the protestant group. The Protestants protested the manmade doctrines the Catholic Church had instituted and enforced. The Bible clearly warns against attempts to add or
subtract information from God's word. They sought to stick to the pure word of God and the
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