Posts by Ramon Gitamondoc

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Some Answers to SDA objections

by Ramon Gitamondoc

A friend and fellow defender solicited my opinion on the following questions related to our contentions with the Seventh-day Adventists.  Here are his questions and my answers: Question # 1  Kapag tinanong tayo nga mga Sabadista, “Kung mababasa ba sa mga sumusunod na mga talatang ginagamit natin na sumamba ba ang mga Kristyano dyan? (Acts […]

Veneration of the Saints

by Ramon Gitamondoc

Saints of the Church Recently the world has witnessed the canonization of Blessed Pedro Calungsod to sainthood. By this act, the Catholic Church has formally declared that Pedro Calungsod is worthy of our veneration and devotion, that we can ask for his intercession before God for our spiritual benefit and the Church presents him as […]

On The Use of Images in Worship

by Ramon Gitamondoc

One of the common objection we encounter from our non-Catholic friends is on the use of images in worship. They will say that Catholics in using images in their religious worship is guilty of violating the first commandment of the Decalogue (Exodus 20:4-6). In this article, it is my intention to enlighten our protestant brothers […]

ON THE PRIMACY OF PETER: AN EXCHANGE WITH SOLIMAN [PART 2]

by Ramon Gitamondoc

The Cathedra or the Chair of the Pope as Bishop of Rome in Lateran Basilica First of all I would to thank Gerry Soliman for continuing to respond on this topic on the primacy of Peter. It is my fervent hope that through this ongoing dialogue not only it may be shown that the Catholic […]

A Defense of John 10:30 on the Divinity of Christ

by Ramon Gitamondoc

  “I and the Father are one” (John 10:30) “The Jews answered him: For a good work we stone you not, but for blasphemy: and because that you being a man, make yourself God” (John 10:33) The first verse is a divine revelation which came from the lips of Jesus Himself. The second verse narrates […]

Instructing Adjoel Mohammad on the Catholic Faith

by Ramon Gitamondoc

Chartes Cathedral stained glass I would like to share to our readers in this blog, my replies to some objections against the Catholic faith coming from a follower of Muhammad in the DEBATE UNLIMITED site. His name is Adjoel Mohammad and he posted the following questions: Mga katanungan para sa mga kristiyanos, na kailangan ko […]

101 Bible Contradictions Answered

by Ramon Gitamondoc

A Christian-Muslim Dialogue [Part 2] Part 1 (click here) This is the second part of my response to Essa Vales who is a former Catholic who converted to Islam while working in the Middle East. In the second email he sent to me what he thinks are internal contradictions within the Bible to which I […]

AN EXPLANATION TO ANOTHER MISUNDERSTOOD VERSE BY A MUSLIM

by Ramon Gitamondoc

Imam Villaluz asked: Hebrews 5:7 “During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission.” On that verse he was saved from death, at next verse he was […]