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  Pope Leo XIII
Leo was also the first Pope to come out strongly in favour of the French Republic, upsetting many French monarchists but also proving that the Church was not entirely reactionary.
Leo continued the Papacy's self-imposed incarceration in the Vatican and continued to insist that Italian Catholics should not vote in Italian elections or hold elected office.
Leo famously awarded a gold medal to a fashionable nineteenth century cocaine-based drink called Vin Mariani, which was also praised and used by among others Queen Victoria and Leo's successor as pope, St.
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 Pope Leo XIII
During Pope Leo's pontificate the condition of the Church in Switzerland improved somewhat, especially in the Ficino, in Aargau, and in Basle.
Pope Leo was no less active concerning the interior life of the Church.
Leo was far from robust in health, but the methodical regularity of his life stood him in good stead.
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 The Catholic Standard and Times - Front Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Pope Leo XIII observed the disparity between the plight of exploited workers and the vast prosperity of wealthy industrialists.
Pope John Paul II made it clear that Pope Leo XIII’s “intention was certainly to restore peace, and the present-day reader cannot fail to note his severe condemnation, in no uncertain terms, of the class struggle.
Pope John Paul II restates Pope Leo’s concept of a just wage: “‘every individual has a natural right to procure what is required to live; and the poor can procure that in no other way than by what they can earn through their work’” (no. 8).
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Pope Pius died 7 February, 1878, and during his closing years the Liberal press had often insinuated that the Italian Government should take a hand in the conclave and occupy the Vatican.
With regard to the Kingdom of Italy, Leo XIII maintained Pius IX's attitude of protest, thus confirming the ideas he had expressed in his pastoral of 1860.
Under Leo the Catholic Faith made great progress; during his pontificate two hundred and forty­eight episcopal or archiepiscopal sees were created, and forty-eight vicariates or prefectures Apostolic.
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 Catholic Culture : Document Library : Pope Leo XIII: a Critique of the Modern World
Leo realized that the errors which he sought to correct were errors stemming from the philosophical perversions of the day and that to combat those errors it would be necessary to lay a solid foundation.
Leo further separated himself from those who would tie the Church to one form of government ("the right to rule is not necessarily, however, tied to one special form of government"), thus alienating both the extreme monarchists and the disciples of Lamennais.
Leo XIII saw all this and his encyclicals which do not at least touch on the matter are few and far between.
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 Pope Leo XIII
Leo XIII pope from 1878 to 1903, was born Gioacchino Pecci at Carpineto on the 2nd of March 1810.
The second day after his election Pope Leo XIII crossed the Tiber incognito to his former residence in the Falconieri Palace to collect his papers, returning at once to the Vatican, where he continued to regard himself as "imprisoned" so long as the Italian government occupied the city of Rome.
The visit of Edward VII to Leo XIII in April 1903 was a further proof of the friendliness between the English court and the Vatican.
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 Mikhail S. Gorbachev + Leo XIII
This perhaps explains why, becoming pope in 1878, chiefly because he was not expected to live long (he was just shy of age 68), Leo had great difficulty reconciling the Church to the modern world.
Leo especially objected to things we take for granted today: free elections, secular public education, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of association, freedom of the press, separation of church and state, legal divorce and equality before the law.
Leo's other great encyclical, Rerum Novarum, was a tepid endorsement of a living wage for workers, with no specifics, that was repudiated by his successor, Pius XI, who endorsed the Fascist-Corporate State.
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 AllRefer.com - Leo XIII, pope (Roman Catholic Popes And Antipopes) - Encyclopedia
Leo XIII, pope, Roman Catholic Popes And Antipopes
Leo's election brought a turn in the course of the papacy; he was abreast of the times and tried, especially by preaching to the whole church, in encyclical letters, to form Roman Catholic attitudes appropriate to living in the modern world.
His influence was increased by the length of his reign; thus he was able to furnish the college of cardinals with an unusual number of excellent men (including John Henry Newman in 1879 and James Gibbons in 1886).
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 Pope Leo XIII Summary
Leo XIII (1810-1903), who was pope from 1878 to 1903, is known for his social reforms and his recognition of the rights of the worker.
Leo was much more in favor of a monarchical paternalism than of a democratic form of government; he feared the latter as an open door to anticlerical and secular policies.
Pope Leo XIII (March 2, 1810 – July 20, 1903), born Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci, was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, having succeeded Pope Pius IX (1846–78) on February 20, 1878 and reigning until his death in 1903.
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 A century of the Heart - Carl J. Moell - Homiletic & Pastoral Review - February 2000
Pope Pius XI What Pope Leo XIII began was brought to completion by Pope Pius XI twenty-five years later when in the encyclical Quas Primas of December 11, 1925 Pius established the feast of Christ the King and made it a feast of consecration to the Heart of Jesus.
Pius XI decreed that a revision of Pope Leo’s Act of Consecration be used on the feast of Christ the King.
Pope Paul VI has given us two documents on the Sacred Heart, the apostolic letter Investigabiles Divitias Christi of February 6, 1965, on the second centenary of the institution of the liturgical feast in honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus by Pope Clement XIII, and the pastoral letter Diserti Interpretes of May 25, 1965.
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 Catholic Culture : Document Library : Pope Leo XIII's Message to America
The ruling of Pope Leo XIII was substantially identical with the prescription of the Code: "Let Catholics take care not to have debates or conferences, particularly of a public nature, with non-Catholics, without the permission of the Holy See or, if the case is urgent, of the local Ordinary".
It is true, recent Popes, particularly our present Sovereign Pontiff, have invited the co-operation of non-Catholics with Catholics in restoring peace among the nations, in eradicating social and economic evils, in combatting the forces of materialism and godlessness, in upholding the principles of morality.
Catholics of present-day America can profitably find in the apostolic letter of Leo XIII a reminder of the care they must exercise lest their faith suffer from the spirit of religious indifferentism that is so prevalent in our land today.
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 November 10, 1999 TOP 100 CATHOLICS: (nov10top.htm)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Leo was born of noble parents Count Louis Pecci and Anna Prosperi Pecci on March 2, 1810 in the family palace at Carpineto, Italy which was then in the Diocese of Anagni in the Papal States.
Leo's were a forerunner for all the modern Popes which have been elevated to a higher level by John Paul's attention to all God's children in emphasizing human dignity and the Sanctity of Life.
Leo XIII was able to see the dawn of the new century but he knew within his heart that he would not live to see any of the events he realized were inevitable.
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 ~Destroy Freemasonry~ - Pope Leo XIII 1878-1903
Pope Leo XIII, successor of Pius IX, upon instructions from the Holy Office, dealt, first of all, with the Brazilian Masonic question on July 2nd, 1878.
Leo XIII refers frequently to the hypocrisy which is the basis of "White Freemasonry" and mentions the fatal evolution of its revolutionary aims which turns it into "Red Masonry."
On this subject Pope Leo XIII foresaw that Freemasonry, "the power which is almost equivalent to sovereignty," and which already occupied the place of "State within the State," would soon form the Super State.
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 Leo XIII - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
LEO XIII [Leo XIII] 1810-1903, pope (1878-1903), an Italian (b.
Leo's election brought a turn in the course of the papacy ; he was abreast of the times and tried, especially by preaching to the whole church, in encyclical letters, to form Roman Catholic attitudes appropriate to living in the modern world.
Loisy's "mystical faith": Loisy, Leo XIII, and Sabatier on moral education and the Church.(Alfred Loisy, Auguste Sabatier)
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 Apparitions of Mary - Some Recent Papal Visionaries - Pope Leo XIII, Pope Pius XII, Pope John Paul II
What Leo XIII apparently saw, as described later by those who talked to him at the time of his vision, was a period of about one hundred years when the power of Satan would reach its zenith.
Leo was so shaken by the spectre of the destruction of moral and spiritual values both inside and outside the Church, that he composed a prayer which was to be said at the end of each Mass celebrated anywhere in the Catholic Church.
In 1989, Sister Lucia told one of her relatives that the Consecration conducted by Pope John Paul and the bishops in 1984 was accepted by Heaven and Russia would be converted.
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 Pope Leo XIII | Biography | Writings -Welcome to The Crossroads Initiative
Pope Leo XIII, baptized Gioacchino Pecci, was born to a noble family in Carpineto, Italy in 1810.
In 1877, Pope Pius IX called him to Rome to assume the duties of the Cardinal Camerlengo.
Pope Leo XIII was a pioneer in Catholic social teaching with his Encylical Rerum Novarum, addressing issues of economics and social justice.
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 Shaun Kenney | Politics and Religion in Virginia's Public Square
Pope John Paul II gave his respects to former Pope Leo XIII yesterday at Castelgandolfo.
Leo XII has to be one of my more favorite popes of all time.
On October 13, 1884, after Pope Leo XIII had finished celebrating Mass in the Vatican Chapel, attended by a few Cardinals and members of the Vatican staff, he suddenly stopped at the foot of the altar.
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She was, according to Leo XIII and the unanimous teaching of all the Popes, Fathers and Doctors before him, formed from the body of a human male having the use of reason.
Pope Pelagius was simply voicing the consensus of all the Fathers of the Church regarding the interpretation of Genesis 2: 7 and 2: 22.
Leo, addressing his "Venerable Brethren" of the world episcopate, can affirm as a matter of course that these teachings on the respective origins of the male and female bodies, like those on the unity and perpetuity of the marital bond, are matters of "common knowledge" or "universal agreement" amongst them (Constat inter omnes).
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 Pope Pius X - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On July 20, 1903, Leo XIII died, and subsequently (by August 1903) the conclave convened to elect a new Pope.
In addition to being celebrated as the "Pope of the Blessed Sacrament," St. Pius X is also the patron saint of the emigrant from Treviso, and of Esperantists.
The papal arms of Pius X are composed of the traditional elements of all papal heraldry prior to Pope Benedict XVI: the shield, the papal tiara, and the keys.
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 USATODAY.com - Next pope unlikely to be carbon copy of John Paul II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
One of the strongest examples of the unpredictability of papal succession was the choice to succeed Pope Pius IX, who ruled from 1846-1878 — a difficult period in history when the church lost political control of central Italy, and he became a fierce opponent of modernity.
Pope Pius IX promoted all but one of the cardinals who would choose his successor.
Pope Leo XIII promoted education and scholarly pursuits, sponsoring Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and opened the Vatican archives to researchers, including non-Catholics.
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 Modern History Sourcebook: Archbishops of England: Reply to Leo XIII
Whatever the Pope may answer, it is clear enough that we cannot everywhere insist very strictly on that doctrine about a fixed form and matter; inasmuch as all Sacraments of the Church, except Baptism, would in that way be rendered uncertain.
The argument however which the Pope appears to consider of chief importance and stability is not that which concerns the addition of any words to our form, but that which lays to our charge the removal of certain acts and prayers from the rest of the rite.
Pope Leo demands a form unknown to previous Bishops of Rome, and an intention which is defective in the catechisms of the Oriental Church.
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 Mason Gaffney / Henry George, Father Edward McGlynn and Pope Leo XIII
To Leo's critics, the last point meant "You will eat bye and bye, in that glorious land beyond the sky; work and pray, live on hay, there'll be pie in the sky when you die" (words attrib.
Leo, born Vincenzo Pecci, was of the minor nobility, and considerable wealth.
Leo was a renowned Latinist and a deep student of Aquinas.
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 Patron Saints Index: Pope Leo XIII
Studied at the Jesuit college at Viterbo, Italy from 1818 to 1824, then the Collegio Romano from 1824 to 1832, the Pontifical Academy of Ecclesiastical Nobles in Rome in 1832); he received his doctorate in theology in 1836 from the Archgymnasium of Rome, doctor of civil and canon law from La Sapienza University in Rome.
Appointed domestic prelate to the pope on 6 February 1837.
Rerum novarum in 1891, Leo explained the sad deficiencies of Marxism and gave an early warning of the misery it would inflict on the world.
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 Catholic World News : John Paul II pays homage to Leo XIII on anniversary
John Paul II noted that Leo XIII was known for his landmark encyclical Rerum Novarum, now regarded as a foundational document of Catholic social teaching.
He also pointed out that Leo XIII was largely responsible for a revival of academic interest in St. Thomas Aquinas.
Pope Leo XIII held the throne of Peter for 25 years and 5 months, giving him the third-longest pontificate in history.
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 Leo XIII, Pope of the Holy Rosary
For Pope Leo XIII, the Rosary was the sword by which he wished to conquer the devil.
As one newspaper proclaimed: "Considerable, indeed, have been the triumphs of the Church during the reign of Leo XIII who guides the ship of Peter with a steady and firm hand, who marches from conquest to conquest over territory in which the Church of Rome is not dominant.
May Pope Leo XIII give us his blessing, and her Rosary in our homes, convents, monasteries and seminaries.
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