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  The Pope Blog: Pope Benedict XVI
At one point early in the lecture, the Pope refers to a 14th century dialogue between Byzantine emporer Manuel II Paleologus and a Persian scholar.
Pope Benedict XVI condemned the violence between Israel and Lebanon on Sunday, saying, "The causes of such fierce confrontation are unfortunately objective situations of violation of law and justice." He has urged that the two sides meet for talks.
Pope Benedict said that in his view, the G8 statement "indicates the path" that should be taken toward peace in the Middle East.
thepopeblog.blogspot.com   (1007 words)

  
  Alexander Pope - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pope was a master of the heroic couplet.
Pope's education was affected by the laws in force at the time upholding the status of the established Church of England, which banned Catholics from teaching on pain of perpetual imprisonment.
Pope used the model of Horace to satirise life under George II, especially what he regarded as the widespread corruption tainting the country under Walpole's influence and the poor quality of the court's artistic taste.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alexander_Pope   (2144 words)

  
 Pope - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Historically, the official residence of the pope was the Lateran Palace, donated by the Roman Emperor Constantinus I.
Pope John Paul II abolished vote by acclamation and by selection by committee, and henceforth all popes will be elected by full vote of the Sacred College of Cardinals by ballot.
The primacy is therefore regarded primarily as a consequence of the pope's position as bishop of the original capital city of the Roman Empire, a definition explicitly spelled out in the 28th canon of the Council of Chalcedon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pope   (5288 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Pope
pope to interfere in the government of a diocese already subject to a legitimate and orthodox bishop were inadequate.
pope's office of supreme teacher are closely connected his rights in regard to the worship of God: for it is the law of prayer that fixes the law of belief.
pope is distinguished by the use of the tiara or triple crown.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12260a.htm   (11305 words)

  
 Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Pope is the Catholic bishop and patriarch of Rome and ex officio supreme spiritual leader of the Catholic (viz.
Theoretically the Pope's death is officially determined the Cardinal Chamberlain by gently tapping the Pope's head thrice with a golden hammer calling his name (it is not clear this ceremony ceased to be observed as does not appear to have been practised the twentieth century at all).
The reigning Pope Pope John Paul II has abolished vote by acclamation and selection by committee and henceforth all Popes be elected by full vote of the Sacred College of Cardinals by ballot.
www.freeglossary.com /Pope   (3107 words)

  
 Malaspina Great Books - Alexander Pope (1688)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pope's first publication was the "Pastorals"; "January and May", the latter a version of Chaucer's "Merchant's Tale"; and the "Episode of Sarpedon" from the "Iliad".
Later Pope extended the work to five cantos, and by introducing the supernatural machinery of sylphs and gnomes and all the light militia of the lower sky, he gave to the world in 1714 one of its airiest, most delightful, and most cherished specimens of the mock-heroic poem.
Regarding Pope's position in the literature of his country, there has been an extraordinary amount of controversy; some critics going the length of denying him the right to be called a poet at all.
www.malaspina.org /home.asp?topic=./search/details&lastpage=./search/results&ID=167   (2330 words)

  
 Pope, Alexander. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Pope was born in London of Roman Catholic parents and moved to Binfield in 1700.
In about 1717 Pope formed attachments to Martha Blount, a relationship that lasted his entire life, and to Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, with whom he later quarreled bitterly.
Pope’s second period includes his magnificent, if somewhat inaccurate, translations of Homer, written in heroic couplets; the completed edition of the Iliad (1720); and the Odyssey (1725–26), written with William Broome and Elijah Fenton.
www.bartleby.com /65/po/Pope-A.html   (406 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope Callistus III
As pope he was chiefly concerned with the organization of Christian Europe against the invasion of the Turks.
The pope was involved in new disputes after the death of Alfonso V of Aragon.
But the pope refused to acknowledge Ferdinand's claim to Naples and, as feudal lord of the territory, asserted for himself the power of disposing of it as he wished.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03187a.htm   (1525 words)

  
 John Pope Biography
Pope was then advanced to a brigadier generalship in the regular establishment.
Pope had no idea of the true situation on the field and was routed.
Pope then spent most of the balance of the war commanding the Department of the Northwest and dealing with the Sioux uprising.
www.civilwarhome.com /popebio.htm   (594 words)

  
 Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Pope's role is kind of like that of a chairman of a board, or captain of a football team, with the other team players being the bishops.
Pope Innocent VII (1484-1492) and Pope Leo X (1513-1521) were from the Borgia and Medici families which were kind of like the Sopranos of the middle ages.
Basically, the biggest reason that the Pope was head of his own country is that it is important that the Church not be interferred with by any other political leaders and if the head of the Church was in a country governed by a political leader it would be vulnerable to outside interference.
www.davidmacd.com /catholic/pope.htm   (4355 words)

  
 Cultural Catholic - Pope John Paul II
In 1943, Pope John Paul II entered the seminary, and in 1946 he was ordained a priest and became pastor of Saint Florian in Cracow.
Pope John Paul II was a critic of the West's materialism and the excesses of capitalism citing the growing gap between the rich and the poor.
In 1994 Pope John Paul II suffered a thigh fracture, in 1996 Pope John Paul II underwent hip surgery, and in 1997 the pope was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
www.culturalcatholic.com /PopeJohnPaulII.htm   (1651 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Europe | Ratzinger is elected as new Pope
The new Pope had been one of the front runners in the papal election, which began on Monday when the 115 voting cardinals were sequestered in the Sistine Chapel for their secret conclave.
Pope Benedict XVI, who is the oldest pope for more than a century, was born in 1927 into a traditional farming family in Bavaria, Germany, although his father was a policeman.
The future pope's studies at seminary were interrupted by World War II and his supporters say that his experiences under the Nazi regime convinced him that the Church had to stand up for truth and freedom.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/4462077.stm   (651 words)

  
 Patron Saints Index: Pope, papal, papacy, pontificate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The adjective related to the pope is papal.
The Church's doctrine as to the pope was authoritatively declared in the First Vatican Council in the Constitution "Pastor Aeternus".
The four chapters of that Constitution deal respectively with the office of Supreme Head conferred on Saint Peter, the perpetuity of this office in the person of the Roman pontiff, the pope's jurisdiction over the faithful, and his supreme authority to define in all questions of faith and morals.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/define08.htm   (95 words)

  
 Island of Freedom - Alexander Pope
Pope's literary career began in 1704, when the playwright William Wycherley, pleased by Pope's verse, introduced him into the circle of fashionable London wits and writers, who welcomed him as a prodigy.
Pope's translation of Homer's Iliad was published in six volumes from 1715 to 1720; a translation of the Odyssey followed (1725-1726).
Pope and his friend Swift had for years written scornful and very successful critical reviews of those whom they considered poor writers; in 1727 they began a series of parodies of the same writers.
www.island-of-freedom.com /POPE.HTM   (598 words)

  
 Pope Benedict XVI News - Topix
Pope Benedict XVI called Brazilian Church leaders to account in an unusually tough, candid address on May 11, saying that failure to preach the Gospel has endangered the faith.
Pope warns of 'authoritarian ideologies' Pope Benedict XVI flew back to Rome tonight from Sao Paulo International airport after monopolising the newspaper headlines and TV news with his speeches and masses for...
Pope Benedict XVI waves from the popemobil as he arrives in Campo de Marte for the canonization mass of Friar Antonio Galvao, known as 'Friar Galvao,' in Sao Paulo Friday, May 11, 2007.
www.topix.net /who/pope-benedict   (717 words)

  
 CNN.com - Benedict XVI installed as pope - Apr 24, 2005
The crowds applauded as Benedict emerged from the basilica to the chant of the Litany of Saints.
Vatican officials have made clear it would be up to the pope to speed up the process and override the normal five-year waiting period for the process to begin.
Since Tuesday, when he was elected pope, Benedict has made clear he would continue to reach out to leaders of other faiths, building on the inter-faith work of his predecessor.
edition.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/europe/04/24/pope.inaugural   (959 words)

  
 Benedict XVI: German cardinal elected pope - One year later: Remembering Pope John Paul II - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pope Benedict XVI greets the crowd in St. Peter's Square after being elected by the conclave of cardinals Tuesday.
Ratzinger, the first German pope since the 11th century, emerged onto the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica, where he waved to a wildly cheering crowd of tens of thousands and gave his first blessing as the church's 265th pope.
If the new pope was paying tribute to the last pontiff of that name, it could be interpreted as a bid to soften his image as the Vatican’s doctrinal hard-liner.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/7523254   (871 words)

  
 Popes & Patriarchs of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Alexandria, Antioch, etc.
To Roman Catholics, the Pope may be the holiest man on earth, the heir and keeper of the deepest truths of religion.
The Pope was not the ruler of that Church, but one of the Ecumenical Patriarchs, along with the Patriarchs of Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria, and Constantinople.
Popes from a similiar family, the Medici, are featured in the genealogy of the Medici given with the rulers of Tuscany.
www.friesian.com /popes.htm   (9005 words)

  
 Church Turns to Its Guardian of the Faith (washingtonpost.com)
Pope Benedict XVI, the former cardinal Joseph Ratzinger of Germany, waves from a balcony of St. Peter's Basilica shortly after his election by the conclave of cardinals.
Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church elected Germany's Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as the new pope.
The new pope then emerged on a balcony of the cream-colored marble facade of St. Peter's Basilica, wearing newly tailored white robes, a gold-embroidered burgundy stole, scarlet mantle and ivory-colored skullcap.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A942-2005Apr19.html   (860 words)

  
 CNN.com - World awaits word on pope's condition - Apr 1, 2005
The pope has said in the past that the administration of water and food, even by artificial means, is a natural means of preserving life.
The pope's condition began deteriorating rapidly Thursday, after a urinary tract infection caused a high fever, leading to septic shock and collapse of his cardiocirculatory system.
Although their revelation could have been an attempt by the Vatican to show that the business of the church continues despite the pope's health, such an announcement of his appointments would likely have to be issued before his death.
www.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/europe/04/01/pope1/index.html   (903 words)

  
 Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope was born in London as the son of Alexander Pope, a Roman Catholic linen-merchant, and Edith (Turner) Pope, who was forty-four when Alexander, her only child, was born.
Joseph Spence, a critic, minor poet, and Pope's biographer, tells that Pope was "a child of a particularly sweet temper and had a great deal of sweetness in his look when he was a boy".
In 1712 Pope published an early version of THE RAPE OF THE LOCK, an elegant satire about the battle between the sexes, and follies of a young woman with her "puffs, powders, patches, Bibles, billet-doux".
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /apope.htm   (1152 words)

  
 St. Malachy
Initial interpretations of St. Malachy's prediction for Pope were incorrect, with a surprise election of an unexpected Pope.
Malachy did not foresee the names of the future popes, but rather a distinguishing trait, or an allusion to a country, coat of arms, or insignia - given in Latin - of each of the 112 popes that were to succeed Celestine II, who was elected in 1130.
An unusual light reportedly appeared over the Vatican on the morning of Pope John Paul II's funeral and was captured live on many TV news video broadcasts.
home.att.net /~thehessians/St.Malachy.html   (832 words)

  
 The "unofficial" Pope John Paul II
Pope John Paul II (1920-) is said to be the most recognized person in the world.
He is the most traveled Pope in the 2,000 year history of the Church and speaks eight languages.
He was the first non-italian chosen as Pope in 456 years and the youngest in this century.
www.zpub.com /un/pope   (396 words)

  
 CNN.com - German cardinal elected new pope - Apr 19, 2005
Pope Benedict XVI gestures to the crowd in St. Peter's Square on Tuesday evening.
Pope Benedict XVI gives his first blessing from the Vatican.
Pope John Paul II had decreed that white smoke be accompanied by the ringing of bells, to avoid a repeat of the confusion after his election in 1978.
www.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/europe/04/19/pope.tuesday/index.html   (877 words)

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