15 Jesus saith to them: But whom do you say that I am?
16 Simon Peter answered and said: Thou art Christ, the Son of the living God.
17 And Jesus answering, said to him: Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-Jona: because flesh and blood hath not revealed it to thee, but my Father who is in heaven.
18 And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
19 And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven. And whatsoever thou shalt bind upon earth, it shall be bound also in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose upon earth, it shall be loosed also in heaven.
So because Peter was given the authority to bind and loose, so the keys are passed......
So I am just venting because I don't believe alot of people here on catholicmatch.com understand fully what it is to be catholic. We can justify sin in our lives as much as we want, and check the boxes to NO so that we go against the teachings. So some people who check the box NO to premarital sex, really? or check NO to the teachings of contraception? They go hand in hand. Sex is a beautiful thing from God and sex is between a husband and wife where no contraception should be a part of a marriage. We are to procreate.....