We are back! Well, we’re back with a QUESTION!!!!!
Marcy asks: “Why was there a split between what I think of as the doctrine Peter and the doctrine of Paul? Was it a matter of ‘money talks’? And, of course, why no married priests if Peter was married?”
I don’t know if Marcy is getting at the famous phrase “Robbing Peter to pay Paul.” If she is, the best my research can show indicates that the phrase has nothing to do with these two Apostles. Most of the sources I’ve found in my research say that the “Peter” in question is actually Westminster Abbey (aka, the Abby of St. Peter’s), while the “Paul” is St. Paul’s Cathedral. Apparently, after King Henry VIII took over the monastery lands, including Westminster Abbey, in the sixteenth century, he used money from the monastery to pay for repairs to St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. …
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