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  Pope Linus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Catholic Church identifies Linus as the second Pope, immediately following the apostle Saint Peter, however some Protestant scholars hold Saint Linus to be the first Bishop of Rome, first appointed by Saint Paul, based upon Saint Peter's claim preserved in the Apostolic Constitutions (Book VII Section IV).
The Apostolic Church Elder Irenaeus, a disciple of Polycarp (Born cir.
The apocryphal Latin account of the death of the apostles Peter and Paul is falsely attributed to Linus (it was actually written in the 6th century).
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 Pope St. Linus
We cannot be positive whether this identification of the pope as being the Linus mentioned in II Timothy 4:21, goes back to an ancient and reliable source, or originated later on account of the similarity of the name.
Perhaps it was on account of these dates that the writers of the fourth century gave their opinion that Linus had held the position of head of the Roman community during the life of the Apostle; e.g., Rufinus in the preface to his translation of the pseudo-Clementine "Recognitiones".
According to the same work on the popes, Linus is supposed to have issued a decree "in conformity with the ordinance of St. Peter", that women should have their heads covered in church.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/l/linus,pope_saint.html   (955 words)

 Pope Linus - Uncyclopedia
Pope Linus was the second leader of the unified Catholic Church.
Linus later claimed the highest hill in the area for what is now known as Vatican City, though he was later forced to actually buy the property.
Linus found alternative ways to incorporate his headdress into his wardrobe; he is usually illustrated holding his turban unwrapped and close to his face, but can sometimes be seen wearing it on his chest, beneath a sheer fl tafetta evening gown.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Pope_Linus   (632 words)

 The Lighted Way - From the Internet
This Pope, who had transformed Roman Catholicism in a generation, was shot with a single bullet from the revolver of a Jewish fanatic who reproached the Pope for his repeated calls for justice for the Palestinian people.
The former were pleased with Pope Linus condemnation of the 'grave errors' of the Middle Ages such as indulgences and his decanonisation of several medieval Catholic pseudo-saints, who had been well-known for their persecution of Protestants and other dissidents.
Indeed it was Pope Linus' reiterated calls for the return of Palestine to the Palestinians that provoked his assassination this morning by a Jewish fanatic in Berlin.
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 Pope Anacletus
Pope Anacletus (also called Cletus) was pope from 76 to 88, the second successor of St. Peter.
He was buried near Saint Linus on the Vatican, where his relics remain.
Traditionally, Anacletus succeeded Pope Linus and was followed by Pope Clement I.
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For the early popes the main written source is the "Liber Pontificalis." This account of the lives of the popes was begun probably early in the sixth century while the Ostrogoths ruled Italy.
Pope Sylvester sent two legates to represent him Vitus and Vincentius, and it seems that it was the Pope who suggested the term consubstantial to describe the relation of Christ's nature to the Father.
The pallium is a vestment of white wool which a pope wears as a symbol of the fullness of his apostolic power and an archbishop wears as a symbol of his participation in that power.
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 Benjamin Linus - Lostpedia
Given the age of Benjamin Linus (possibly in his 40's), there is a possibility he was on the island before the DHARMA Initiative was founded (1970's) meaning he could be decended from one of the marooned Black Rock crew (or elsewhere).
In the comic strip, Linus is known for his unusually high intelligence, and he acts as the strip's philosopher and theologian, often quoting the Gospels.
Linus was the second Pope after Peter according to the Catholic Church.
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This author claims that Pope Linus is the Linus mentioned by St.
According to the same work on the popes, Linus is supposed to have issued a decree "in conformity with the ordinance of St.
Peter and Paul was at a later period attributed to St. Linus, and supposedly was sent by him to the Eastern Churches.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09272b.htm   (914 words)

 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.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Pope_Anacletus   (565 words)

 Pope Anacletus I
Pope Anacletus, or Pope Anencletus, second bishop of Rome, perhaps the same person as Pope Cletus.
Eusebius, Irenaeus, Augustine and Optatus[?] consider Cletus and Anacletus to be the same person, but differ in the order of the first popes: Irenaeus lists Linus, Anacletus, Clement, but Augustine and Optatus list Linus, Clement, Anacletus.
His relics are kept in Saint Linus Church, Vatican City.
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 Five of a Kind | Linux Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pope Linus is notable for issuing a decree that women should have their heads covered while attending church services and for reigning during a relatively quiet period for early Christians when persecution and subsequent martyrdom were rare.
Linus the Lion-hearted started out as a product symbol for General Foods' POST Crispy Critters® cereal, but made the leap to big-time television with his own show when General Foods realized how popular the docile king of the jungle turned out to be with youngsters.
Unfortunately, Linus fell prey to his own success when, in 1969, the FCC ruled that characters from children's shows could not appear in commercial announcements while the program was airing.
www.linuxjournal.com /article/5169   (770 words)

 Pope Linus II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pope Linus II Is Linus II the Pope?
I began an investigation of the Claim of Victor von Pentz to be the Pope, under the name of Linus the second - Linus II.
In accordance with Catholic principles, the first legitimate electee is the true pope, and while he lives, unless he abdicates or lapses into heresy, there cannot be another pope.
www.geocities.com /orthopapism/linus2absolution.html   (533 words)

 J.P. Kirsch
This author claims that Pope Linus is the Linus mentioned by St. Paul in his II Tim., iv, 21.
We cannot be positive whether this identification of the pope as being the Linus mentioned in II Tim., iv, 21, goes back to an ancient and reliable source, or originated later on account of the similarity of the name.
Perhaps it was on account of these dates that the writers of the fourth century gave their opinion that Linus had held the position of head of the Roman community during the life of the Apostle; e.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/CELINUS.htm   (954 words)

 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : September 23, 2003 : Pio of Pietrelcina
Following the crucifixion of Peter, Linus, who had served as an assistant to the apostle, continued the leadership of the Church, for once the Christian faith had been firmly established in Rome, Peter and Paul had commended Linus to this responsibility.
Linus, believed to be the son of Herculanus, was an Italian from the region of Tuscany.
Much is unknown of Linus, to be sure, but it is said that he, at Peter's direction, decreed that all women would now cover their heads when entering a church.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/calendar/day.cfm?date=2003-09-23   (1197 words)

 SFT - October 2006 - The Second Pope - Saint Linus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Although details of his life are fragmentary, his status among the notable figures of the early Church is underscored by his mention immediately after Peter and Paul in the ancient Canon of the Mass.
It is improbable that the tradition that Linus proclaimed, in support of Peter, that women should cover their heads when in church is accurate.
Legend also holds that Linus was buried near the grave of Saint Peter on Vatican Hill.
www.spirituality.org /is/135/page05.asp   (261 words)

 Clement: Leader of Rome?
The generally touted Catholic position is that Clement was the fourth pope (from allegedly 88-97 A.D.) and that all subsequent leaders of the true church passed through him (Lopes A. The Popes: The lives of the pontiffs through 2000 years of history.
Whether or not this is the same individual named Linus that many Roman Catholics consider to be the first pope (the first "bishop of Rome") to succeed Peter cannot be determined from the passages in Philippians.
The title pope (papa)...It was apparently in the fourth century that it began to become a distinctive title of the Roman Pontiff.
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 Viktor von Pentz
Duty of Ending the Vacancy.- St. Pius X and other great Popes teaches that, in case of vacancy of the Holy See, the duty of the Church, "the holiest and most serious of all duties", is to extinguish the vacancy in a "provident and prudent way".
The Pope decided to be consecrated bishop by a prelate of the Byzantine Catholic Rite.
It was moving the consecration made by the Pope in union with the bishops, who were present, of Russia and the other former Republics that belonged to the Soviet Union, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
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 Linus of Rome
LINUS, ST. (67-76)...He was the first to take up the inheritance of St. Peter...He made disposition for women to be admitted to the holy places and attend functions with their heads covered...He was buried beside St. Peter in the first Vatican burial spot.
Linus, according to his complete omission from the writings of the "Apostolic Fathers" (circa 100-160 A.D.) simply did not have a major leadership role in the Church.
Linus of Rome, while possibly the Christian that the Apostle Paul knew, was not the successor intended to lead the true church.
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 July 1, 1999 DAILY CATHOLIC TEXT Section Two (jul1dc2.htm)
The journey dreamed by the Pope is also a proposal to all the faithful who wish to go back to the roots of their faith," noted the scholar.
The Pope's letter, which is addressed to all people who "all people who are disposed to celebrate the Jubilee," encourages other Christians to make their own pilgrimages during the Holy Year.
Peter and Paul-- Pope John Paul II had mentioned the Catholicos by name during a service of prayers for Christian unity, and asked all the faithful to join in prayers for the repose of his soul.
www.dailycatholic.org /issue/99Jul/jul1dc2.htm   (3784 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Pope Saint Linus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
According to Irenaeus he is the Linus mentioned by Saint Paul in 2 Timothy 4.
His name is mentioned in the prayer "Communicantes" in the Canon of the Mass.
Nothing else is known of his life, and ancient documents about his papacy have proven to be inaccurate or apocryphal.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintl23.htm   (49 words)

 Vatican Newspaper -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The pope's primary purpose was to obtain confirmation of the position he had taken in his ''Syllabus of Errors'' (1864), condemning a wide range of positions associated with rationalism, liberalism, and materialism.
It was controversial, not because many did not believe the pope to be infallible when defining dogma, but because many who did so believe did not think it prudent to define the doctrine formally.
Pope Pius XII had considered convening a Council in order to address these issues and to confront Communism but was advised not to do so because the presence of Modernists threatened to undermine his efforts and revolutionize the Church.
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 Redemption and Salvation
The popes from the moment they accepted the election by the pastors of Rome immediately became the one visible head (Vicar of Christ) on earth.
Hence, the Pope has the primacy of jurisdiction, and all power in the Church is from him and subject to him.
If the Popes before John Paul II taught infallibly, as we say they did, then John Paul II who teaches just the opposite cannot be the Pope, for God would never let it happen that His true Vicar could ever contradict what He demands of us in order to get to heaven.
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 TheModern Anti-Popes
The Pope was not the only Catholic under the control of the conspiracy, whilst Paul VI was forced to comply as a result of an enforced drug regime, most of the Cardinals, Bishops and even priests were said to be willing participants in the scheme.
Instead of being held in Rome this alternative conclave was held in a wooden house in Montana, the media were virtually absent and most of the electors phoned in their votes.
He was dismissed from the latter and excommunicated from the Church in 1951 after declaring himself to be Pope Clement XV in 1950.
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 The Last Pope: Examining Nostradamus and Malachy (No. 288)
Giovanni Battista Montini, Paul VI was the third pope and in 1978 he was succeeded by Albino Luciani, John-Paul I. This man was the fourth pope in the prophecy.
The late Pope John Paul II was a Pole who was dedicated to the establishment of the mother goddess system under the guise of Mary.
One pope has to leave over the bodies of his priests according to Pius X. However, the visions of Fatima add another dimension to this prophecy with the death of a pope with his priests killed by soldiers.
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 The Anguillian Newspaper: - Tribute: A Caring Praying Pope by James R. Harrigan
Pope John Paul II, upon his recent passing at 84, has been acclaimed to be the “best front-man the church has ever had”.
Pope John Paul’s intent was not just to look within and converse with God about his own needs, or his own desires, or even those of his own circle of clergy or the catholic faith in general, but rather he talked to God about the state of the entire world.
So it was with an enormous degree of pity that the world looked on this past Easter Sunday to see the Pope in his St. Peters Basilica window, unsuccessfully challenging himself to utter the faintest word of the greeting that would console his flock on the blessed day of the resurrection.
www.anguillaguide.com /article/articleview/2297/1/133   (1142 words)

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