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  ST. MARCELLUS I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The new pope was Marcellus, a Roman from the Via Lata district.
Now Pope St. Marcellus found that the weaker brethren wished indeed to be readmitted to the Church, but that they had small stomach for penance.
The exile of Pope Marcellus is one of the first examples of the secular government interfering with the Church apart from outright persecution.
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 Biography – Pope Marcellus II – The Papal Library
This pope was celebrated for his horror of nepotism; he forbade all his nephews to come to Rome.
The austerity of Marcellus was such that he thought of banishing music from all the ceremonies of the Church.
Marcellus, the implacable enemy of luxury, loved temperance alike in his food and in his expenses.
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 Saint Marcellus I, Pope, Martyr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Marcellus is another of those saints for whom fact is so overlaid by myth that it is difficult to tell much at all about his life.
And the companions of Marcellus, knowing that he is an important person, treated him with scornful irony; at the dinner table the worst rascal had permission to spit in his bowl.
Marcellus was simply one of the prime examples of man's inhumanity to man. One of the many who died in silence or unknown exile, tortured and brutally killed.
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 Encyclopedia: Pope Marcellus I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches.
Saint Marcellinus, Pope, according to the Liberian Catalogue, became bishop of Rome on June 30, 296; his predecessor was Pope Caius.
Events The Spanish provinces revolt from the control of Maxentius, acknowledging Constantine as their Emperor Pope Marcellus I is banished from Rome, as is his successor Eusebius later that year Shapur II becomes king of Persia.
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The work of the pope was, however, quickly interrupted by the controversies to which the question of the readmittance of the lapsi into the Church gave rise.
At the end of nine months he was set free by the clergy; but a matron named Lucina having had her house on the Via Lata consecrated by him as "titulus Marcelli" he was again condemned to the work of attending to the horses brought into the station, in which menial occupation he died.
There still remains to be mentioned Mommsen's peculiar view that Marcellus was not really a bishop, but a simple Roman presbyter to whom was committed the ecclesiastical administration during the latter part of the period of vacancy of the papal chair.
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 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of January 16
Marcellus undertook to rule and fix the destiny of the universal church.
The body of Saint Marcellus, however, was buried in the Roman cemetery of Saint Priscilla, though he may not have been killed by the persecution.
When in the 4th century a decree was issued for the ejection of all bishops to Arianism, the officers appointed to enforce it found Melas engaged in trimming the lamps of his church in Rhinocolura, a little town on the Mediterranean near the boundary between Egypt and Palestine.
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 Lives of the Saints, January 16, Saint Marcellus, Pope, St. Honoratus
Marcellus’ biggest problem was dealing with the Christians who had apostatized during the persecution.
Marcellus approached this problem with uncompromising justice; the apostates were in the wrong, and regardless of the consequences, were obliged to do penance.
An account of Marcellus’ death, dating from the fifth century, relates that Maxentius, judging the pope responsible for the trouble between the Christian factions, condemned him to work as a slave on the public highway.
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 Pope Marcellus II -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pope Marcellus II [Categories: Popes, 1555 deaths, 1501 births]
He died on the 21st day after his election, which was coincidentally his 54th (An anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it)) birthday as well.
Having reigned for 22 calendar days, Pope Marcellus II is ranked sixth on the (Click link for more info and facts about list of 10 shortest-reigning popes) list of 10 shortest-reigning popes.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/po/pope_marcellus_ii1.htm   (125 words)

 ST. EUSEBIUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Under the circumstances it is not surprising that the election of a new pope was bitterly contested.
Pope Eusebius determined to follow the same sane policy of Pope Marcellus.
Like Marcellus he is honored as a saint and a martyr.
www.cfpeople.org /Books/Pope/POPEp31.htm   (202 words)

 Classical musical midi, a good place to read a composers biography and download classical midi files.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pope Pius IV had organized the Council of Trent to survey the practices of musicians in the various churches to determine whether the plain song ought to be the only acceptable music.
A false legend has arisen that the Council listened to The Pope Marcellus Mass and thereby decided that polyphonic settings of the Mass could be used without obscuring the text.
He tried to discover the original melodies in use under Pope Gregory and eliminate copyist's errors and later additions, but the records were in such a bad condition that it was impossible to discover the original chants.
www.classicalmidi.gothere.uk.com /palestrina.htm   (784 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Pope Saint Marcellus I
Pope at the end of the persecutions of Diocletian; the persecutions had so disrupted the Church that there had been a gap of over a year with no Pope.
Legend says that Marcellus was forced to work as a stable slave as punishment, but this appears to be fiction.
pope with a donkey or horse nearby; pope standing in a stable
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 Cultural Catholic - Pope Marcellus I
Pope Marcellus I undertook ecclesiastical reorganization of the Church and
However, when the Lapsi people refused to do penance for their renunciation of faith, Pope Marcellus I was outraged and violence and bloodshed ensued as Christian Rome rioted in response to the harshness of the pope.
Emperor Maxentius exiled Pope Marcellus as a troublemaker forcing the pope to work as a stable hand in the oratory of a seized church which had been converted into a stable.
www.culturalcatholic.com /PopeMarcellusI.htm   (160 words)

 Marcellus II --  Encyclopædia Britannica
He was made cardinal in December 1539 by Pope Paul III, for whom he served in numerous politico-ecclesiastical missions.
With Cardinal Giovanni Maria Ciocchi del Monte (later Pope Julius III) and Cardinal Reginald Pole, he presided at the Council of Trent in 1545.
The greatest of the Renaissance popes was Julius II.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9050783?tocId=9050783   (796 words)

 The Episcopal Lineage of Pope Alexander VII
Consecrated 28 October 1604 at Rome, in a chapel of the Apostolic Palace, by Fabio Biondi di Montalto, Patriarch of Jerusalem, assisted by Leonard Abel, Titular Bishop of Sidon, and Tommaso Lapi, Bishop of Fano.
Michele Ghislieri, O.P., Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, the future Pope Saint Pius V. Consecrated 14 September 1566 at Rome, in the Sistine Chapel, by Giovanni Michele Cardinal Saraceni, assisted by Giovanni Beraldo, Bishop of Telese, and Nicola Majorano, Bishop of Molfetta.
Consecrated 21 December 1531 at Rome, in the Sistine Chapel, by Pope Clement VII, assisted by Alessandro Cardinal Farnese, Bishop of Ostia, by Antonio Cardinal Ciocchi del Monte, Bishop of Porto, and by Andrea Cardinal della Valle.
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 St. Marcellus Catholic School
Marcellus School is named after Pope Marcellus (250-300 A.D.).
As St. Marcellus Catholic School celebrated its 25th anniversary in 1990, discussions were underway to further broaden the scope of services the school could provide.
In addition to providing academic instruction, St. Marcellus Catholic School was to become a community school providing a variety of recreational programs for all the community to enjoy.
www.tcdsb.org /schools/stmarcellus.asp   (362 words)

 MARCELLUS II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
MARCELLUS II There are a few characters in whom the Renaissance spirit and the Christian spirit met in so harmonious a blending that in them the best spirit of the age seemed incarnate.
Marcellus II (he retained his own name) wasted no time.
His memory is enshrined in Palestrina's great Mass of Pope Marcellus, and still more in the hearts of those who reverence goodness and scholarship.
www.cfpeople.org /Books/Pope/POPEp220.htm   (452 words)

He was crowned pope on the same day, but without the customary solemnity, on account of the Lenten season.
The new pope had been one of those cardinals who were desirous of an inner reform of the Church.
This mass was not, however, as is often asserted, chanted in the presence of Marcellus II; it was not composed until after the death of this pope.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09641a.htm   (910 words)

 Today's Saint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Marcellus lived during the time of the Emperor Diocletian, a great persecutor of Christians.
In the year 305, Diocletian abdicated and pope Marcellus was elected three years later in 308.
Pope Marcellus was glad to have them return, but insisted that they first perform public penance for having denied their faith.
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 Open Directory - Society: Religion and Spirituality: Christianity: People: Saints: M: Saint Marcellus I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Marcellus I - Brief biography paints St. Marcellus I as a rigorist who refused to accept the penitence of the lapsed, and says that Christian Rome rioted against him.
Marcellus I, Pope - Long hagiography of Pope St. Marcellus I. Pope St. Marcellus I - After a vacancy in office following the death of Pope St. Marcellinus, was elected to the papacy in 308.
Marcellus I - Brief account of his pontificate, from "Popes Through the Ages" by Joseph Brusher.
dmoz.org /Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/People/Saints/M/Saint_Marcellus_I   (155 words)

 Marcellus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marcus Claudius Marcellus (c.268 – 208 BC), Roman general
Marcus Claudius Marcellus (43 – 23 BC), nephew of Caesar Augustus
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marcellus   (94 words)

 Pope Marcellus - Uncyclopedia
Emmanual Marcellus II (May 29, 1905–November 22, 1985), often referred to as MC Pope or The Butcher, was the 667th Pope of France.
He was the oldest Pope ever to father an illegitimate child, conceiving future Pope, 50 Cent at the age of 65.
His legacy was allowing 400 000 dying Indian lepers to convert to Catholicism before reneging his promise during their last rites.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Pope_Marcellus   (96 words)

 St. Robert Bellarmine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His mother, Cinzia Cervini, a niece of Pope Marcellus II, was dedicated to almsgiving, prayer, meditation, fasting, and mortification; his father was Vincenzo Bellarmino.
Made a Cardinal in 1598 by Pope Clement VIII, he lived an austere life in Rome, giving most of his money to the poor.
Theological advisor to Popes Clement VIII and Paul V. Taught catechism to children.
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 The Episcopal Lineage of Pope Marcellus II & Pope Paul IV
The Episcopal Lineage of Pope Marcellus II and Pope Paul IV
POPE MARCELLUS II Marcello Cervini, Pope Marcellus II.
Consecrated 10 April 1555 at Rome, in the Pauline Chapel of the Vatican, by Gianpietro Cardinal Carafa, Bishop of Ostia e Velletri, Dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, assisted by Jean Cardinal de Bellay, Bishop of Porto, and Tommaso Cardinal Pio, Bishop of Frascati.
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 Pope Marcellus I Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Today in Today's Saint
According to a fifth-century writing, "Passio Marcelli," Maxentius was so enraged by the actions of Pope Marcellus in restoring the Church that he demanded that he make an offering to the gods.
When the pope refused, Marcellus had him put to work as a slave, attending horses.
We thank you for Pope St. Marcellus and his work within the Church, and all his successors who have stood firm in the face of adversity.
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 Essentials of Music - Composers
While the story is not true, it reflects a real aspect of Palestrina's life: his commitment to sacred music and his keen interest in satisfying the desires of church leaders in the sixteenth century.
His Pope Marcellus Mass is justifiably held up as the perfect example of Counter Reformation style.
His music was universally recognized as a model of clarity and balance, and theorists of the time constantly pointed to his pieces to illustrate their points.
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 The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Guide to documents and events (76-2005)
During the reign of Emperor Maxentius, Pope Marcellus I ordained twenty five priests and authorized the administration of baptisms, penance and funerals in the titles: XXV titulos in urbe Roma constituit, quasi diocesis, propter baptismum et penitentiam et sepulturas martyrum.
The Liber Pontificalis claims that he granted the pallium (a band of white wool decorated with crosses, worn by the pope and bestowed by him on metropolitans) to the bishops of Ostia (diocese established in the third century) and decreed that they should always consecrate the bishop of Rome.
Eventually, the bishop of Ostia became one of the cardinal bishops and in 1150 Pope Bl.
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 The Episcopal Lineage of Pope Pius VI
POPE PIUS VI Consecrated 22 February 1775 at Rome, in Saint Peter`s Basilica, by Giovanni Francesco Cardinal Albani, Bishop of Ostia e Velletri, Dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, assisted by Henry Benedict Mary Cardinal Stuart, Duke of York, Bishop of Frascati, and by Carlo Cardinal Rezzonico, Bishop of Sabina.
Consecrated 21 September 1760 at Rome, Basilica of the Twelve Apostles, by Pope Clement XIII, assisted by Giuseppe Cardinal Spinelli, Bishop of Ostia and Dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, by Flavio Cardinal Chigi, by Camillo Cardinal Paolucci, Bishop of Frascati, and by Carlo Cardinal Cavalchini, Bishop of Albano.
The Episcopal Lineage of Pope John Paul II Additional episcopal lineages will be added shortly.
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 Pope's Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Born in Montepulciano, he was elected on the 10th April 1555 and died on the 1st May of the same year.
Louis XIV renounced the "Galliean Proposals" and the Pope recognised the bishops nominated by the King.
He was the first pope to choose a double name.
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 Father Alban Butler: Lives of the Saints: Pope Saint Marcellus I
Saint Marcellus was priest under pope Marcellinus, whom he succeeded in 308, after that see had been recant for three years and a half.
An epitaph written on him by pope Damasus, who also mentions himself in it, says that by enforcing the canons of holy penance he drew upon himself the contradictions and persecutions of many tepid and refractory Christians, and that for his severity against a certain apostate he was banished by the tyrant Maxentius.
Anastatius writes, that Lucina, a devout widow of one Pinianus, who lodged Saint Marcellus when he lived in Rome, after his death converted her house into a church, which she called by his name.
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