Church of Rome

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the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

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The episode was mentioned in various contemporary writings as an example of the cruelty and ruthlessness of the Church of Rome and its annihilation of anybody opposed to it.
Similarly, Muslim Turks are credited with safeguarding Eastern European Protestants and Eastern Orthodox Christians alike from pressure and persecution exerted by the Church of Rome.
Examining how English Catholics sought to negotiate the jurisdiction of the state and the jurisdiction of the Church of Rome not only elucidates the mental world of English Catholics, but also expands our understanding of the evolving dynamics of English Protestantism.
Dr Paisley refused to predict his successor, adding: "This is not the Church of Rome.
But in seeking that salvation he began to study the Bible and felt compelled to call what he perceived as the corruptions of the Church of Rome to account.
His recent comments come as a timely reminder to me, as an ex-Catholic, of why I left the Church of Rome.
FOR more than a quarter of a century he was the rock on which the Church of Rome was built, a symbol of spiritual permanence in a world increasingly driven by politicians in pursuit of their own glory.
The Maronite Church, one of only two Eastern Catholic churches with no Orthodox counterpart, traces its origin to the fourth century and has always been in full communion with the church of Rome.
Although Knollys touched on various apocalyptic and eschatological themes in these works, that of greatest interest for this study was his understanding of the Church of Rome and his interpretation of the eschatological Antichrist, particularly as it related to the former.
If Saunders Lewis ever did support Mussolini, it would have been to acknowledge his statesmanship in arranging the Concordat between the Pope, as head of the church of Rome and himself as head of the state in Italy in 1929.
While Islamic traders in Baghdad were exchanging goods and ideas with their African and Byzantine neighbors, the Vikings were busy spreading their culture not only to the coast of Europe, where feudal lords and the church of Rome competed for dominance, but to the distant shores of North America as well.
Peter's Square for recalling this moment, so important in the life of the Church of Rome, of the universal church and, naturally, in my life,'' the pontiff told the crowd.
Topics such as apostolic ministry, selected passages from the Demonstration of Apostolic Preaching and Against Heresies, the pilgrimage of Abraham in Irenaeus, the invocation of the name of Jesus, the church of Rome, the Rule of Faith, liturgy and eschatology, prophetic charism, and perfect love are explored in depth.
In Reformation England, she tells us, 'the verbal image was often thought to be as dangerous in its potential as was the visual', and the writer of Protestant epic had to face the daunting task of outdoing Roman Virgil or rescuing him from the taint that Rome had taken from the idolatrous Church of Rome, of redeeming language from 'the profound distrust of the verbal icon that at this time in England inexorably accompanied and arguably transcended distrust of Rome' (pp.
This claim has always been rejected by the Protestant churches, and was the principal reason for the disunion (schism) of the Church of Rome and the churches of the Eastern (Orthodox) rite, which became definite in 1054, when Pope Leo IX condemned the patriarch of Constantinople.
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