Is Constantinople Equal in Authority to Rome? | Michael Lofton

Was Rome’s position in the church merely due to its position in the Roman Empire? Was its position because of St. Paul? What about Alexandria and Antioch? Were they not also Petrine sees? Michael Lofton considers canon 28 of the Council of Chalcedon and answers these questions, and more!

00:00 Introduction.
01:04 The argument from the Principle of Accommodation
03:01 The argument as used by Orthodox
06:45 Canon 28 of Chalcedon
10:10 Pope Damasus on the place of Rome in the church
15:15 Rome in relation to Alexandria and Antioch
17:01 A summary of the Catholic response

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