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  Rome - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Rome (Italian and Latin: Roma) is the capital city of Italy and of its Latium region.
Rome grew from pastoral settlements on the Palatine Hill and surrounding hills approximately eighteen miles from the Tyrrhenian Sea on the south side of the Tiber.
Rome today is one of the most important tourist destinations of the world, due to its immense heritage of archaeological and artistic treasures, as well as for its unique traditions and the beauty of its views and its "villas" (parks).
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 Rome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Rome was the seat of the Roman Kingdom Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
Rome soon became the capital city of Papal States the territorial entity ruled by the Papacy that would last until 1870 when Italy was unified by the king of Sardinia.
Rome is today one of the most touristic destinations of the world due to its heritage of archaeological and artistic treasures as as for its unique traditions and the of its views and its "villas" (parks).
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Patriarch and Patriarchate
In 1781 Ignatius Giarve, Jacobite Bishop of Aleppo, was elected canonically Patriarch of Antioch.
The city was divided between the jurisdiction of the Archbishop of Lisbon and the new patriarch.
(6) the Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldees.
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 The Church During The Dark Ages
Rome then began to assert her right to be the capital of the church.
Gradually the Patriarchs of Rome and Constantinople became the two chief rivals for universal control of the church in the sixth century.
The Patriarch of Rome took the title of "papa, father," later called "pope." A bitter conflict between the Patriarchs followed, finally centering on the Patriarchs of Rome and Constantinople.
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 Patriarch and Patriarchate
It has now four so-called patriarchs, of which two bear titles of sees that cannot by any rule of antiquity claim to be patriarchal at all, and the other two have not even the pretence of descent from the old lines.
On the other hand, the existence of several Catholic patriarchs of the same see, for instance, the Melchite, Jacobite, Maronite, and Latin titulars of Antioch, is a concession to the national feeling of Eastern Christians, or, in the case of the Latin, a relic of the crusades that archæologically can hardly be justified.
The pope as Patriarch of the West (this is the commonest form; "Patriarch of Rome", or "Latin Patriarch" also occur) rules all Western Europe from Poland to Illyricum (the Balkan Peninsula), Africa west of Egypt, all other lands (America, Australia) colonized from these lands and all Western (Latin) missionaries and dwellers in the East.
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 ACH 2/6/97 -- Straight Answers from Fr. William Saunders
Each patriarch governed a territory of the Church: the patriarch of Rome governed the whole Church in the West; the patriarch of Alexandria, the area of Egypt and Palestine; and the patriarch of Antioch, Syria, Asia Minor, Greece, and the remainder of the Church in the East.
These three patriarchates were recognized as having a supreme place among the bishops by the Council of Nicea in 325 A.D. With the rise of pilgrims to the Holy Land, the bishop of Jerusalem received greater honor.
In the mind of the patriarch, since Rome had declined in stature and since Constantinople was now the viable capital of the Roman Empire (or what was left of it), he thought he should be recognized as the head of the Church — in a sense, "New Rome" should be the home of the pope.
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 Patriarch
In particular, the highest-ranking bishops in Eastern Orthodoxy and in the eastern rites of the Roman Catholic Church are called patriarchs.
The Patriarch of Cilicia and the Middle East[?]
Eritrean Orthodox Church[?]: The Patriarch of All Eritrea[?]
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 Great Schism - Theopedia
Among them, the Bishop of Rome (the Pope) was deemed to hold a higher status, by virtue of his position as the successor of Saint Peter.
Even after Constantine I moved the capital of the Roman Empire from Rome to Constantinople in 330, the Pope retained his position as first among equals (primus inter pares) in the hierarchy, although this was not accompanied by any sort of veto or other monarchical powers over the other Patriarchs.
All five Patriarchs of the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church agreed that the Patriarch of Rome should receive higher honors than the other four; they disagreed about whether he had authority over the other four and, if he did, how extensive that authority might be.
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 Rome
Rome soon became the capital city of the Papal States, the territorial entity ruled by the Papacy that would last until 1870, when Italy was unified by the former king of Sardinia.
During this long period Rome became the worldwide centre of Christianity and increasingly developed a relevant political role that made it one of the most important towns of the Old Continent.
During WWII Rome suffered some heavy bombings (notably at San Lorenzo fuori le Mura) and battles (Porta San Paolo, La Storta) and was considered an "open town" (as in the film by Roberto Rossellini).
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 Biography of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomeos I
As an Ecumenical Patriarchate's scholar from 1963 to 1968, he undertook postgraduate studies at the Ecumenical Institute of Eastern Studies in Rome, the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey in Switzerland and at the University of Munich, specialising in Canon Law.
In 1973, he was unanimously elected, by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, as Metropolitan of Philadelphia and consecrated as a Bishop at Christmas 1973 in the Patriarchal Cathedral of St. George, Constantinople.
Patriarch Bartholomeos convened extraordinary meetings of the Heads of all the Autocephalous and Autonomous Orthodox Churches in Constantinople in 1992 and on the historic Greek island of Patmos in 1995.
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 History of the Christian Church, Volume III: Nicene and Post-Nicene Christianity. A.D. 311-600.
These advantages of the patriarch of Rome over the patriarch of Constantinople are at the same time the leading causes of the rise of the papacy, which we must now more closely pursue.
Thus the origin and gradual growth of the Latin patriarchate at Rome looked forward to the middle age, and formed part of the necessary, external outfit of the church for her disciplinary mission among the heathen barbarians.
The Roman patriarchal circuit primarily embraced the ten suburban provinces, as they were called, which were under the political jurisdiction of the Roman deputy, the Vicarius Urbis; including the greater part of Central Italy, all Upper Italy, and the islands of Sicily, Sardinia, and Corsica.
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 father saunders
Strictly speaking, "by the term 'Eastern Patriarch' is meant the bishop who has jurisdiction over all the bishops, metropolitans (archbishops) not excepted, clergy and people of his own territory or rite, according to the rules of canon law and without prejudice to the primacy of the Roman Pontiff" ("Decree on the Eastern Churches," No. 7).
These three patriarchates were recognized as having a supreme place among the bishops by the Council of Nicea in 325.
Moreover, just to underscore an important point, even though the bishop of Rome is a patriarch, as pope he has supreme authority and governance over the whole Church.
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 Pope Saint Gregory the Great, Doctor of the Roman Catholic Church
Friction between Rome and Constantinople was occasioned by *John IV the Faster’s use of the title ecumenical patriarch.
Charges against bishops were judged in Rome by the pope, usually during their annual assembly in Rome on the feast of St. Peter.
By insisting that the belief of Rome was the teaching defined at Chalcedon and that the Council of *Constantinople II did not reverse the work of Chalcedon, Gregory succeeded in winning over some of these bishops, but the schism ‘was finally healed only after his death.
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 Enthronement Address of Patriarch Bartholomew- November 2, 1991
The Ecumenical Patriarchate, being one of the founding members of this Council, will not diminish its concern for the good and correct orientation of the Council and that there not be a departure from its first and principle mission which is the service of christian unity.
Panayiotis Angelopoulos, donated to us "a venerable mansion of Orthodoxy," the Patriarchal House, functional and beautiful, in which the diakonia of the Great Church will continue with even greater results, and from which her voice will proceed full of affection and solace towards her children throughout the earth and beyond.
Paramount for the Patriarch is the salvation of the souls of those entrusted to him, that they may, on the one hand, live in Christ and, on the other hand, be crucified to the world.
www.patriarchate.org /SPEECHES/1991/Nov2-1991-enthrone_address.html   (2440 words)

  
 Conclave at the Vatican   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Patriarch Athenagoras' successors, Patriarchs Dimitrius and Bartholomew, have continued this new "tradition" begun by Patriarch Athenagoras, and themselves have met with Popes of Rome.
Throughout the decades, the Patriarchate of Constantinople has positioned itself ever more precariously on the slippery slope of ecumenism, which will undoubtedly lead to "re-unions" with both the Monophysites and Rome.
The latest meeting brought the Patriarch and the Pope together for talks, the content of which was not made public.
www.orthodoxinfo.com /ecumenism/conclave.aspx   (730 words)

  
 Eureka -- Vol 3-- Chap 13: sec 17
In the Canons of the Council of Chalcedon, A.D. 450, the Bishop of Rome is styled, "Beatissimus Papa urbis Rome, qui est capu omnium ecclesiarum," i.e.
The Seventh Head being destroyed, and the Bishop of Rome acknowledged by the Catholic Dragon of the East, as the Pontiff of the empire, the next desideratum was that he should be acknowledged by all the Horns of the West.
The patriarchs of Constantinople, who were scarcely less arrogant and ambitious than the popes, perceiving the advantages accruing from universal ecclesiastical supremacy, refused to acknowledge the Headship of "the Most Holy Archbishop of the Sacred City of Rome," and claimed it for themselves.
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 Ecumenical Patriarchate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
As Archbishop of Constantinople and New Rome, Patriarch Bartholomew occupies the First Throne of the Orthodox Christian Church and presides in a fraternal spirit among all the Orthodox Primates.
The Patriarch is a living witness to the world of Orthodoxy’s painful and redemptive struggle for religious freedom and to the innate dignity of humankind.
Patriarch Bartholomew strives earnestly to prepare the Orthodox Church for its continuing role as a mediator between East and West.
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 The Church is an organism, not an organization. However, it has become an organization run on worldly principles and ...
When Rome lost her place as capital of the world by the founding of Constantinople as the capital of the Roman Empire in 325 A.D., she began to assert her right to be the capital of the church.
This battle finally narrowed down to a contest between the pope of Rome and the Patriarch of Constantinople as to which should be the head of the Church.
In 588 A.D. the Patriarch of Constantinople, John the Faster, assumed the title of "Universal Bishop of the Church." This was bitterly contested by the pope of Rome.
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 ABC Radio National: The Ark 10 April  2005  - The Pope and the Patriarch
Rachael Kohn: Their titles mean Father and they represent two of the major churches of Christendom, but the Pope of Rome and the Patriarch of Constantinople have vied for turf as much as for truth.
We know that Peter was murdered in Rome, he taught in Rome, he certainly was the President of the Roman church, but of course, what his presidency would have looked like in New Testament times, is a matter for scholars to explore.
Due to the death of the Pope we postponed The Ark that we’ll bring you next week, The Priest and the Hobbit: the palaeontological revelations that are revolutionising the history of humankind.
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 Palmer: Origines Liturgicæ, Doc 06
Vigilius, patriarch of Rome, wrote in A.D. 538 an Epistle to Profuturus, bishop of Braga in Spain, in which he says, that they had received the text of the canon from apostolical tradition.
The Introit was appointed by Cœlestine, bishop of Rome, A.D. "Hic—constituit ut Psalmi David 150 ante sacrificium psallerentur antiphonatim ex omnibus, quod antea non fiebat, sed tantum Epistolæ beati Pauli recitabantar, et sanctum Evangelium." Vita Cœlestini e libro Pontificali.
The Gloria in excelsis was appointed to be sung by Symmachus, bishop of Rome, in the sixth century.
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 Arthur The Fall of Rome Pt3
Rome itself made a come-back in the sixth century, with the help of the Eastern Emperor Justinian, who conquered the Ostrogothic Kingdom and established the Imperial zone from Ravenna to Rome.
In the same manner, separation from Rome meant separation from orthodoxy, and the heretical Pelagians co-existed side-by-side with the pagan Druids and the Roman oracles.
As the memory of Rome faded after generations of independent government, Arthur, the perfect Roman war chief and would-be Emperor, became the glittering Hero-King out of the most ancient stories.
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 Rome
Ariccia is a commune in the province of Rome, in the Province of Rome of the Lazio (Latium) region.
It is part of the suburb of Rome and is situated in the regional park known as the "Parco Regionale dei Castelli Romani".
The first Patriarch of Rome to bear the title of "Pope" was Boniface III in 607, the first to assume the title of "Universal Bishop" by decree of Emperor Phocas.
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 CNS STORY: Vatican confirms patriarch to visit Rome to receive saints' relics
The patriarch, who was in Rome June 29 for the feast of Sts.
An official of the Ecumenical Patriarchate told The Associated Press Oct. 28 that the Orthodox synod had decided that Patriarch Bartholomew should travel to Rome to accept the relics personally from the pope.
Vatican officials previously had said the relics would be delivered to the patriarch in Istanbul, Turkey, by a Vatican delegation attending the Nov. 30 celebration of the feast of St. Andrew, the patron of the Orthodox see.
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 SYMBOLUM.NET - Church of Rome
It is the pope's ecclesiastical jurisdiction (the "Holy See") and not his secular jurisdiction (Vatican City) that conducts international relations; for hundreds of years, the pope's court (the Roman curia) has functioned as the government of the Roman Catholic Church.
The name "Holy See" (also "Apostolic See") is, in ecclesiastical terminology, the ordinary jurisdiction of the bishop of Rome (including the Roman curia); the pope's various honors, powers, and privileges within the Roman Catholic Church and the international community derive from his episcopate of Rome in lineal succession from Saint Peter.
The pope derives his pontificate from being bishop of Rome but is not obligated to reside in Rome; according to the Latin formula ubi papa, ubi curia, wherever the pope resides is the central government of the Church, provided that the pope is bishop of Rome.
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