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  Pope St. Clement I - Ökumenisches Heiligenlexikon
Pope Clement I (called CLEMENS ROMANUS to distinguish him from the Alexandrian), is the first of the successors of St. Peter of whom anything definite is known, and he is the first of the "Apostolic Fathers".
Pope Zozimus in a letter to Africa in 417 relates the trial and partial acquittal of the heretic Caelestius in the basilica of St. Clement; the pope had chosen this church because Clement had learned the Faith from St. Peter, and had given his life for it (Ep.
The church of St. Clement at Rome lies in the valley between the Esquiline and Coelian hills, on the direct road from the Coliseum to the Lateran.
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 Pope Clement XIV
At the death of Clement XIII the Church was in dire distress.
Clement XIII had hoped to silence their enemies by renewing the approbation of their Institute, "but the Holy See derived no consolation, the Society no help, Christianity no advantage from the Apostolic letters of Clement XIII, of blessed memory, letters which were wrung from him rather than freely given".
The pope was powerless; the few concessions he obtained from Catherine II for the Catholics of her new province were set at naught by that headstrong woman as soon as it suited her politics.
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 ST. CLEMENT I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Clement has been identified with the Clement mentioned by St. Paul in his Epistle to the Philippians; but that Clement seems to have been a Philippian.
Modern scholars think that St. Clement was a freedman or the son of a freedman of the imperial household.
St. Clement was exiled by the Emperor Trajan to the Chersonese, modern Crimea.
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 Pope Clement VI
Clement VI, pope (1342-1352), (Pierre Roger, archbishop of Rouen, France), the fourth of the Avignon popes, was elected in May 1342.
The money was never paid, but Clement may have deemed that he gave the queen a full equivalent by absolving her from the murder of her husband.
The other chief incidents of his pontificate were his disputes with Edward III of England on account of the latter's encroachments on ecclesiastical jurisdiction, his excommunication of the Emperor Louis of Bavaria, his negotiations for reunion with the Eastern Church, and the commencement of Cola di Rienzi's agitation at Rome.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope Clement IV
Clement had already, as cardinal, taken an active part in the negotiations with Charles and now exerted himself to the utmost in order to supply the ambitious but needy adventurer with troops and money.
Clement was kept busy reminding him of the terms of his treaty, reproving his excesses and those of his officials, and warning him that he was gaining the enmity of his subjects.
The fable that Pope Clement advised the execution of the unfortunate prince by saying "The death or life of Conradin means the life or death of Charles", is of a later date, and opposed to the truth.
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 Phoenician Popes
This stand of the Pope Sergius inspired one of his successors, Pope Benedictus XIV, to say: �At the end of the seventh century, while the heresy was saddening the Patriarchy of Antioch, the Maronites, to protect themselves, decided to choose a patriarch approved by Their Holinessess�.
As for the pope Constantine I, he died on the ninth of April of 715 and was buried in Saint Peter�s Cathedral in the Vatican.
When the Pope�s representative was on his way to Constantinople to hand the Emperor the decisions taken by the Council, he was arrested and imprisoned by the Byzantine army, as were the other representatives of the Pope, in different Italian cities, where they were sent to publish the decisions taken by the Council.
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 Clement VII (pope) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Clement VII (pope) (1478-1534), pope (1523-1534), whose pontificate was marked by an unsuccessful attempt to end the Reformation in Germany and by...
Pope : antipopes : Clement VII: Clement VII (antipope)
The title of Pope is given to the bishop of Rome who is the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
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 SFT - December 2006 - The Fourth Pope - Saint Clement I
I Clement was sent from the Church of Rome to the Church of Corinth.
Pope Clement was the first of the Apostolic Fathers – chiefly listed as Saint Clement of Rome, Saint Ignatius of Antioch, and Saint Polycarp of Smyrna.
Pope Paschal II built the church on the basic structure of an earlier church found underneath it.
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 Pope Clement I
In 609, Pope Boniface IV (608-615) had "twenty-eight cartloads of sacred bones" placed under the high alter when he converted the Pantheon into a Christian church.
In his letter, Clement I argues for a strict order of church authority, where the members are to obey church leaders by "submitting the neck", and those who refuse, are against God.
The letter isn't signed by Clement I, but rather is written in plural, addressed from the Church at Rome to the Church at Corinth, and appears to be instructing, or warning the Church at Corinth to follow the doctrines as outlined by the Church at Rome.
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 Pope St Clement I of Rome
This particular illustration, that of St Clement of Rome in A.D. 96, is especially important in any discussion of the papacy because it is so often put forth by proponents of almost any view of the Roman bishop's role in the universal church.
Even if it could be shown that the letter of St Clement was written during his episcopate, this would prove nothing, because this letter was not written by him by virtue of a superior and personal authority possessed by him, but from mere charity, and in the name of the Church at Rome.
Clement writes in the name of the Church of Rome and he does so properly rather than without sanction; therefore we must conclude that the expression of authority in the letter is an expression of the authority of the Church of Rome.
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 Pope Clement I Summary
Clement I (died 101) is believed to have been the third pope, after Saints Linus and Anacletus; some modernists who consider the apostle Paul to be the first pope refer to Clement I as the fourth pope.
CLEMENT OF ROME, supposed author of a letter sent from the church of Rome to the church of Corinth in the last years of the first century CE.
Pope Clement I, the bishop of Rome also called Clement of Rome and Clemens Romanus, was the fourth pope, after Anacletus.
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 Cultural Catholic - Pope Clement I (88-97)
Pope Clement I was a desciple of Saint Paul and was ordained a bishop by
During Pope Clement I's forced abdication from the See of Peter, there were many conversions, thereby angering the new Emperor Trajan.
Saint Cyril carried Pope Clement I’s relics to Rome where in 869 Pope Hadrian II deposited them in the high altar of the Basilica of Saint Clement in Rome.
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 Pope Anacletus - Uncyclopedia
Pope Anacletus (aka "Just-Plain Cletus") was the third Catholic pope after St.
His ambition to be the first Scientologist pope was thwarted when the battery in his e-meter ran out two years later.
He was also the first pope to be born in the city of Rome.
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 Pope Clement I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pope Clement I, the bishop of Rome also called Clement of Rome and Clemens Romanus, is considered to be the fourth pope, after Anacletus, according to the Roman Catholic tradition.
Liber Pontificalis believes that Clement of Rome had personally known Saint Peter, and states that he wrote two letters (the second letter, 2 Clement is no longer ascribed to Clement) and that he died in Greece in the third year of Trajan's reign, or 100.
Clement is also the hero of an early Christian romance or novel that has survived in at least two different versions, known as the Clementine literature, where he is identified with Domitian's cousin T. Flavius Clemens.
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 Biography: Clement of Rome, bishop (23 Nov 100)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Clement is counted as the third bishop of Rome (after the apostles).
Clement is a little more than this, chiefly because he wrote a letter to the Corinthians, which was highly valued by the early church, and has been preserved to the present day.
Clement writes to tell them that they have behaved badly, and to remind them of the importance of Christian unity and love.
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 Saints - Clement I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Pope Saint Clement I is the third successor (after St. Linus and St. Cletus) to St.
Ignatius of Antioch at the basilica of St. Clement in Rome.
The patronage of marble workers undoubtedly comes from the oral tradition that the anchor which was the instrument of Saint Clement's drowning was, as was common of the time, made of marble.
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 Clement: Leader of Rome?
CLEMENT I, ST. (88-97)...He was among the first baptized by St. Peter...Clement was the one to introduce the liturgical vestments into the sacred functions and the use of the word Amen.
Clement is actually both a problem and a key-link for the Roman Church and its claims to supremacy over all of Christendom.He is a problem, specifically, because he is considered the key-link establishing the supremacy of the bishop of Rome.
Clement while possibly the Christian that the Apostle Paul knew, was not the successor intended to lead the true church.
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 Clement VII (pope) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Two of the most celebrated Renaissance popes, Leo X and Clement VII, were members of the Medici family.
Among Cellini's most famous patrons were Pope Clement VII, Pope Paul III, Francis I of France, and Cosimo I de Medici.
Clement VII (antipope) (1342-1394), the first antipope (1378-1394) of the Great Schism.
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 Is Quo Primum still binding
Pope St. Pius V, was not introducing a new Mass; he was canonizing the Roman Mass which has been handed down to us from the Apostles.
The strict censures imposed by the pope, even including excommunication upon printers who introduce defects and errors into their printings of the Roman Missal, leave no doubt that the pope considered the force of the bull perpetual and most grave.
The notion that one pope can "overrule" his predecessors in such a matter is in implicit denial of the credal dogma that the Church is Apostolic.
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 Pope Saint Clement I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Saint Clement was the fourth pope and governed the Church for about ten years (AD 88-97).
Although nothing of his martyrdom or place of death are known for sure, it is believed that he was thrown into the Black Sea with an anchor tied around his neck and that angels came and built him a tomb beneath the waves.
Saint Clement is the patron saint of lighthouses and lightships.
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 sal ciresi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Clement of Rome (A.D. 30-101), also known as Pope St. Clement I, was the fourth bishop of Rome per St. Irenaeus (Against Heresies 3.3.3) and Eusebius (Ecclesiastical History 3.4.10).
The Corinthian unrest was the occasion for St. Clement’s appeal for peace, giving testimony to one of the earliest exercises of "Roman intervention" in ecclesiastical matters.
Clement, acting as Bishop of Rome, lays down in his "Letter to the Corinthians" several important points to quell the disruption at Corinth.
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 John Chapman
Pope Clement I (called CLEMENS ROMANUS to distinguish him from the Alexandrian), is the first of the successors of St. Peter of whom anything definite is known, and he is the first of the "Apostolic Fathers ".
Clement uses the Old Testament affirmation "The Lord liveth", substituting the Trinity thus: "As God liveth, and the Lord Jesus Christ liveth and the Holy Spirit—the faith and hope of the elect, so surely he that performeth", etc.
It is in the recent past, and the writer continues: "We are in the same lists, and the same contest awaits us" (7)—he is under another persecution, that of Domitian, covertly referred to as a series of "sudden and repeated calamities and reverses", which have prevented the letter from being written sooner.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope St. Clement I
Evidently he felt bound to insert a traditional date -- and in fact we see that Trajan 2 was the date intended by Hegesippus.
Origen identifies Pope Clement with St. Paul's fellow-labourer, Phil., iv, 3, and 80 do Eusebius, Epiphanius, and Jerome -- but this Clement was probably a Philippian.
Clement uses the Old Testament affirmation "The Lord liveth", substituting the Trinity thus: "As God liveth, and the Lord Jesus Christ liveth and the Holy Spirit -- the faith and hope of the elect, so surely he that performeth", etc. (58).
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 St Clement
St Clement, the son of Faustinus, a Roman by birth, was of Jewish extraction; for he tells us himself that he was of the race of Jacob.
Clement puts pastors and superiors in mind that, with trembling and humility, they should have nothing but the fear of God in view, and take no pleasure in their own power and authority.
Clement inculcates,[2] that the spirit of Christianity is a spirit of perfect disengagement from the things of this world.
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 2 Clement
Although known as 2 Clement, this document is in actuality an anonymous homily of the mid-second century.
An early Christian epistle transmitted along with 1 Clement in the biblical Codex Alexandrinus (late 4th century) and the later Jerusalem Codex (1056) which includes the Didache, as well as in the Syriac version.
It was not written by the author(s) of 1 Clement and, indeed, it is not a letter but a sermon on self-control, repentance, and judgment.
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 Authority
Clement of Rome was a disciple of the apostles Peter and Paul.
A man is pope because the Church recognizes him as bishop of Rome, the successor of Peter.
In all this Clement is reminding them of the structure of the Church, and his description of that structure is worth repeating in its entirety: The apostles preached to us the gospel received from Jesus Christ, and Jesus Christ was God's ambassador.
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 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : November 23, 2005 : Clement I; Columban; Bl. Miguel Agustín Pro (USA); ...
Clement is the third successor of St. Peter who ruled the Church from c.
Pope St. Clement wrote a letter to the Corinthians, which is one of the most ancient and precious documents surviving from early Christian times; it shows his profoundly religious spirit, wholly imbued with the mystery of the things of God and love of Christian unity.
Clement's letter to the Corinthians is authentic; in it he authoritatively intervenes in that strife-torn community, a memorable act in the early history of the papacy.
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 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of November 23
Clement's constant references to jealousy are to rebuke the church at Corinth, where hotheads had overthrown the lawful Christian leaders and unbelievers were mocking the Christian faith.
Clement, first bishop of Metz, was sent from Rome to evangelize that district of Roman Gaul (Benedictines).
Pope Saint Gregory's letters to Queen 0903Brunhilda and her grandson on the need of ending simony, especially from the episcopate, lead us to believe that the bishops of Burgundy and Austrasia were not the men to correct Merovingian morals.
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