But remember, if you can throw doctrines out, so can everyone else who calls themselves Catholic. Doubting Thomas Catholic Church the right to throw out the Church's social justice teachings..doesn't feel like feeding the hungry, caring for the poor, and all that other "bleeding heart" stuff - Paragraphs 2401 -2463 Can you see what's happening?
I heard it said once that there is a shortage of vocations to the priesthood in the United States, but no shortage of vocations to the Papacy!
However, I don't agree with of the time that you are presented with a verse that "proves" the Church wrong, either: a) the verse has been taken out of context, or b) the verse simply doesn't say what they are trying to make it say.
#2) And this flows right from #1, the Catholic Church can be defended from the Bible better than any other Christian faith tradition can be.
As Paul says in verse 24, Christ crucified is the "power of God".