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someone who is elected pope in opposition to another person who is held to be canonically elected

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The issue was not resolved until 1414 when the Council of Constance pressured anti-pope John XXIII to resign and excommunicated the Avignon Pope, Benedict XIII.
In 1439 it declared Pope Eugenius IV deposed and elected an anti-pope, Felix V, in his place.
Gary Leupp, professor of history and religion at Boston's Tufts University, said the current abuse scandal cast new light on the singer's anti-Pope outburst almost 20 years ago.
In the "Dialogue against the Amedeists"--who supported Basel's anti-pope, Amadeus of Savoy--a Disciple asks a Master about "things which seem .
But minutes after he spoke, victims' groups said it was not enough and an anti-pope protest was held as some 250,000 young pilgrims in Sydney for World Youth Day celebrations marched to a suburban racetrack for an evening vigil with the pope.
The key figure of the exhibition is Amedee VIII, Count of Savoy at the age of eight (1391), raised to ducal status by Emperor Sigismund Luxemburg in 1416 and elected, a widower, pope as Felix V, the last anti-pope, following his ducal abdication in 1440.
Taken in their entirety, the diary-like meditations lament the squandering of the capital of goodwill that had been accumulated in the papacy of Angelo Roncalli, who took the name of the pirate anti-pope John XXIII, and in the Second Vatican Council, and they point out, in a hopeful tone, what Benedict XVI could accomplish if only he would.
Commentators have claimed that John XXIII (1958-1963) signaled his intention to call an ecumenical council by taking the name of an anti-pope deposed by the Council of Constance (1414-1418), who was also John XXIII.
Here, in his characteristically engaging style, Logan provides a balanced account that notes the traditional judgement against the anti-Pope John XXIII that continues to colour some historians' perceptions (p.
Bingham's was also selling a CD called 12th July Mix and its jukebox had anti-Pope songs.
The only aspect which threatened to mar the day was an anti-Pope protest led by Democratic Unionist leader Ian Paisley in Upper Parliament Street.
But fundamentalist Hindu groups have gone ahead with anti-pope activities, demanding an apology from the pontiff for atrocities against Hindus who resisted conversion by Portuguese missionaries in Goa in the 16th century.
Successive kings benefited thus from the support of 'hyper-gallican' Protestants who were more anti-Pope than they were anti-Catholic.
Fenwick and Spinks ask why an overemphasis on third- and fourth-century liturgies, why the West Syrian anaphora was adapted almost entire for Methodists, and why Catholics have adopted Hippolytus's text as standard when he was at best an anti-pope representing a local tradition rather than early Christian consensus.
In other words, one last public hurrah for the anti-Pope.