The Jesuits, their rise and progress, doctrines, and morality

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Partridge and Oakey, 1851 - 144 pages
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Page 110 - Protestants, to be damnable, and they themselves are damned, and to be damned, that will not forsake the same. I do further declare, that I will help, assist, and advise all or any of his Holiness...
Page 122 - And behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed. And Jesus seeing their faith, said unto the sick of the palsy ; Son, be of good cheer ; thy sins be forgiven thee.
Page 109 - I, AB, now in the presence of Almighty God, the blessed Virgin Mary, the blessed Michael the Archangel, the blessed St. John Baptist, the holy apostles St.
Page 109 - Church throughout the earth; and that by the virtue of the keys of binding and loosing given to his holiness by my Saviour Jesus Christ, he hath power to depose heretical kings, princes, states, commonwealths, and governments, all being illegal, without his sacred confirmation, and that they may safely be destroyed : therefore to the utmost of my power I shall and will defend this doctrine, and his holiness...
Page 29 - Jesuits] ordain three things : The first, that our members do not introduce new opinions ; the second, that if at any time they should hold an opinion contrary to that which is commonly received, they shall adhere to the decision of the society ; the third, that in controverted questions, in which either opinion is from being common, they restrict themselves to conformity...
Page 87 - A man may swear,' as Sanchez says in the same place, 'that he never did such a thing (though he actually did it), meaning within himself that he did not do so on a certain day, or before he was born, or understanding any other such circumstance, while the words which he employs have no such sense as would discover his meaning. And this is very convenient in many cases, and quite innocent, when necessary or conducive to one's health, honour, or advantage.
Page 110 - I am dispensed with to assume any religion heretical for the propagation of the mother church's interest, to keep secret and private all her agents...
Page 28 - The members of the society are dispersed through every corner of the world, distinguished by as many nations and kingdoms as the earth has intersections; but this is a division arising from diversity of place, not of opinion ; a difference of language, not of affection ; a dissimilarity of countenance, not of morals. In this association, the Latin thinks with the Greek, the Portuguese with the Brazilian, the Irishman with the Sarmatian, the Englishman with the Belgian ; and among so many different...
Page 110 - I now am to receive, to perform, and on my part to keep inviolably: and do call all the heavenly and glorious host of heaven to witness these my real intentions, to keep this my oath. In testimony hereof, I take this most holy and blessed Sacrament of the Eucharist; and witness the same further with my hand and seal, in the face of this holy convent, this day of An. Dom.

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