Contributed by Bob Faulkner on Jul 10, 2015
Slowly, ever so slowly, the papacy emerges. Attitudes change. The church looks strangely different. When she lashes out at the Jews who were her first members, and her Savior, we know things have evolved the wrong way...
NINETEEN: THE SLOW EMERGENCE OF THE PAPACY
So, the location is to be Rome. The man is to be "Peter." Said Leo I, leader of the church in the middle of the 5th century:
"From the whole world, a single man, 'Peter', is chosen and appointed to rank before all Gentiles and all apostles, all Fathers