Catholic Church and Christian State: A Series of Essays on the Relation of the Church to the Civil Power, Volume 1

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Burns and Oates, 1876
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Contents

Composition of the Council
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Principle of majority
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ESSAY I
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Theologians and public opinion PART III THE HOPES OF OUR OPPONENTS
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Their inconsistency in rejecting the dogma of the Immaculate Conception
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THE DECLARATIONS OF THE POPES GIVE NO CAUSE FOR APPREHENSION 1 Nothing defined as to the power of the Church over temporal ...
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SECT PAGE 12 Canons in this Schema on the relation of Church and State
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The three last chapters of the Schema
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Confusion of ideas among our opponents
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They well recognise the difference between mediæval and modern times
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Declaration of Pius IX on 20th July 1871
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The Church limited to the purely ecclesiastical domain and even there in many ways not free
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Nominations to bishoprics and abbacies
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Concordats
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Rome maintains their inviolability
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Rome unchanging yet paying due regard to changes of times and circumstances
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ESSAY II
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Testimony of the first six centuries
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St Irenæus
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The formula of Hormisdas
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Faith and obedience
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The Councils of Constance and Basle
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Prohibition of appeal from the Pope
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The fallibilist doctrine when new was only tolerated and often disapproved
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Their grounds and principles throughout heretical Protestant
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Their want of unity in contrast with the unity of the Church
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A new and freer Council 2 Döllingers proposal
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HOW FAR EPISCOPAL AUTHORITY IS DERIVED
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The power of the Church not solely vested in the Pope Coun
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ESSAY V
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Prop 118 7779
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Independence of the Church as a perfect society 3 State interference 4 Indirect negative power in religious matters 5 The Placet 6 Appeal from a spiri...
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Page 128 - Desire of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Page 364 - Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand; 7 to execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; ' to bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; 'to execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints.
Page 99 - See, we hope that we may deserve to be in the one communion, which the Apostolic See preaches, in which is the entire and true solidity of the Christian religion.
Page 78 - Council approving, we teach and define that it is a dogma divinely revealed that the Roman Pontiff, when he speaks ex cathedra, that is, when in discharge of the office of pastor and doctor of all Christians, by virtue of his supreme Apostolic authority, he defines a doctrine regarding faith or morals to be held by the universal Church...
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Page 395 - He that heareth you, heareth me ; and he that despiseth you, despiseth me.
Page 104 - ... the Holy Roman Church enjoys supreme and full Primacy and preeminence over the whole Catholic Church, which it truly and humbly acknowledges that it has received with the plenitude of power from our Lord Himself in the person of blessed Peter, Prince or Head of the Apostles, whose successor the Roman Pontiff is; and as the Apostolic See is bound before all others to defend the truth of faith, so also if any questions regarding faith shall arise, they must be defined by its judgment.

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