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a Christian sect of dissenters that originated in southern France in the late 12th century adopted Calvinist doctrines in the 16th century

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It was the first time a Roman pontiff had visited a congregation of the Waldensian Church, which dates back to the Middle Ages and which has a history of suffering at the hands of the Roman Catholic Church.
11) Gabriel Audisio, translated by Claire Davison, The Waldensian Dissent: Persecution and Survival, c.
Francis made the appeal during the first-ever visit by a pope to a Waldensian house of worship, starting the second day of his two-day visit to Turin with a strong ecumenical message of Christian inclusiveness and fraternity.
She was confirmed in the Lithuanian Waldensian church when she was seventeen, but although she respected the Waldensian traditional values of austerity, she was only nominally religious, according to Spini (309-10).
In the fall of 2001, shortly after the 9/11 attacks, the Presbytery of North Central Iowa was addressed by three missionaries from the Waldensian Church of northern Italy.
On his first visit to Italy, Egyptian novelist Muhammad Aladdin wasthe first Arab author to speak at the Italian literary festival Una Torre di Libri , a month-long annual event taking place in Torre Pellice, a small village in the Italian Alps near the city of Turin, famous for being the center of the Waldensian Protestant Church's history.
Thus, in contrast with monotheistic iconoclastic or iconophobic religious traditions including the Waldensian one in which he happened to be born, Rollier started to describe his paintings as "banners" and "standards"--"bannieres" and "etendards", translating the Tibetan term thang-ka (a scroll depicting a religious figure) in his French reading and writings, but implicitly referring also to their Indian models painted on cotton materials (10)--even in a Jain context, as shown by the title "Like a banner of Jain temples
The Waldensian Epic has always been given a place of choice on the shelves of most American and European libraries.
236) By the early thirteenth century, Pope Innocent III required a group of heretics reconciling with the Church to accept the Waldensian oath, declaring the non-imputability of mortal sin to civil authorities administering capital punishment.
Preachers by night; the Waldensian Barbes (15th-16th centuries).
As I do this, I am helped from within the Christian community as these words of Jesus are echoed in the teachings of some contemporary prophets like Tullio Vinay (founder of the Agape Community in the Waldensian Church): "The Church's task or mission is not to save itself .
Thus, I am a Presbyterian because my Methodist, Waldensian, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Pentecostal and Evangelical brothers and sisters are.
At the same time, for example, the author explains that the Waldensian heresy, experienced along the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, embraced a large expanse of time, space and experience.
WCRC-a fellowship of Presbyterian, Congregational, Reformed, Waldensian, Uniting and United Churches-is born through this historic merger and will be headquartered in Geneva (Switzerland).
Arturo D'Albergo who not only moved from place to place in Italy and back and forth a few times between the United States and Italy, but served evangelical, Presbyterian, Dutch Reformed, and Waldensian congregations (196).