Foundation:Comparison of Christian Churches
Pope (Peter)12 Apostles
Prophet (Peter)12 Apostles
Prophet (Peter)12 ApostlesPope Benedict XVIApostasyApostasyEnlightenmentMartinLuther (Lutheran)JohnWesley(Methodist)Etc.Direct line of authority to Christ¶sChurch. Pope is infallible.No authority. Churches do their bestto understand true doctrine.Restoration (1830)JosephSmith12 ApostlesProphet (Gordon Hinckley)12 ApostlesGod calls new prophet and restoresauthority. Prophet receives revelation.
God calls a prophet andrestores His church