Unlike Newman, Allies converted precisely because he became convinced that the Catholic claims about the supremacy of the See of Rome were demonstrably true. In the preface of his book The See of St. Peter, the Rock of the Church, the Source of Jurisdiction, and the Centre of Unity (1850), written shortly before his conversion, Allies relates how the patristic evidence for papal supremacy finally persuaded him of the truth of Catholicism...Allies' books on the papacy are now available in downloadable form. Click the title of this post for Kimel's full article and the needed links.
Saturday, October 07, 2006
Al Kimel (aka The Pontificator) has posted an article calling our attention to another 19-th century Anglican convert to Catholicism, saying:
Posted by Mike L at 10/07/2006 12:39:00 PM