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  Miltiades - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Miltiades the Elder was a member of an immensely wealthy Athenian noble family, the Philaids.
However, the revolt collapsed in 494 BC and in 492 BC Miltiades fled to Athens to escape a retaliatory Persian invasion.
Miltiades suffered a bad leg wound during the campaign and was incapacitated by it.
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 Pope Miltiades - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Miltiades, or Melchiades (other forms of the name being Meltiades, Melciades, Milciades, and Miltides) was Pope from July 10, 310 or 311 to January 10 or 11, 314, and was subsequently made a saint.
In 313, Miltiades presided over the Lateran Synod in Rome at which Caecilian was acquitted of the charges brought against him, and Donatus Magnus was condemned as a heretic (see Donatism).
Miltiades was made a saint following his death, with his feast-day being held on December 10.
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 Pope St. Miltiades
Miltiades caused the remains of his predecessor, Eusebius, to be brought back from Sicily to Rome, and had them interred in a crypt in the Catacombs of St. Callistus.
In the biography of Miltiades, in the "Liber Pontificalis", it is stated that at the time Manichæans were found in Rome; this was quite possible as Manichæism began to be spread in the West in the fourth century.
The "Liber Pontificalis" is probably no less arbitrary in crediting this pope with a decree to the effect that the Oblation consecrated at the Solemn Mass of the pope (by which is meant the Eucharistic Bread) should be taken to the different churches in Rome.
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 Pope Silvester I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Silvester I (or Sylvester), pope (January, 314 – December 31, 335), succeeded Miltiades and was followed by Marcus.
It was certainly known to Pope Adrian I in 778, and was inserted in the false decretals towards the middle of the next century.
Pope Silvester II (999-1003) chose the name Silvester in imitation of Silvester I; Silvester II was a close associate of emperor Otto III.
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 Butler's Lives of the Saints - Pope Saint Miltiades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The good pope rejoiced exceedingly at the prosperity of God's house, and, by his zealous labors, very much extended its pale; but he had the affliction to see it torn by an intestine division in the Donatist schism, which blazed with great fury in Africa.
Pope Melchiades opened a council in the Lateran palace on the second of October, 313, at which both Cecilian and Donatus of Casa-nigra were present; and the former was pronounced by the pope and his council innocent of the whole charge that was brought against him.
This holy pope saw a door opened by the peace of the church to the conversion of many, and he rejoiced at the triumph of the cross of Christ.
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Pope Miltiades worked hard to get the Church back in shape after the severe storm.
Though St. Miltiades ruled the Church for only three years, he was to witness one of history's turning points--the coming of Constantine and the end of an era, the era of persecution.
St. Miltiades was buried in the Cemetery of Calixtus.
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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.
Miltiades was buried in the Cemetery of Calixtus.
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.
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 Encyclopedia: Pope Miltiades
The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches.
In the Roman Catholic governance the vacant seat (in Latin, sede vacante) is the interregnum between a Popes death or resignation and the election of his successor.
From the beginning of the 4th Century, when it was given to the Pope by Constantine, the Palace of the Lateran on Piazza San Giovanni in south-east Rome was the principal residence of the Popes, and continued so for about a thousand years.
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 November 9, 1999 LITURGY: (nov9lit.htm)
The successor to Pope Miltiades was Pope Saint Sylvester I who officially consecrated the basilica in 324 and dedicated it to Christ the Savior with Constantine's blessings.
It was so devastating that when Pope Gregory XI returned from exile in Avignon in the 1370's, he moved both the residential palace and the head of the See from the Caelian Hill to Vatican Hill which the Roman Senate had donated to the Pope.
Pope Saint Leo the Great who became the 45th in the line of Peter when he was chosen to succeed Sixtus III on September 29, 440.
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 Chapter 8
Pope Zosimus (417-418 A.D.) reversed the pronouncement of a previous pope.
Pope Honorious was condemned as a heretic by the Sixth Ecumenical Council (680-681 A.D.).
In 1864, Pope Pius IX "infallibly" declared that the idea that people have a right to freedom of conscience and freedom of worship is "insanity," "evil," "depraved," and "reprobate." He also declared that non-Catholics who live in Catholic countries should not be allowed to publicly practice their religion.
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 Articles - Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pope Sergius III dedicated them to Saint John the Baptist in the 10th century in honor of the newly consecrated basilica baptistry.
Pope Lucius II dedicated the Lateran Palace and basilica to Saint John the Evangelist in the 12th century.
Every pope since Miltiades occupied the Lateran Palace until the reign of the French Pope Clement V, who in 1309 decided to transfer the official seat of the Church to Avignon, a papal fief that was an enclave within France.
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 Pope Miltiades - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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Miltiades, or Melchiades (other forms of the name being Meltiades, Melciades, Milciades, and Miltides) was Pope from July 10, 310 or 311 to January 10 or 11, 314.
Constantine presented the pope with the Lateran Palace which became the papal residence and seat of Christian governance; there was held the Lateran Synod in Rome (313) at which Caecilianus was acquitted of the charges brought against him, and Donatus condemned as a heretic.
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The first pope to govern the church after the various edicts of toleration, St. Miltiades was a Roman of African descent, who was a priest at the time of his election in 311.
Miltiades was elected one of the 10 generals...
Miltiades, noted general and victor of the Battle of Marathon (490), was the son of Cimon.
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 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : December 10, 2003 :
Before the reform of the Roman Calendar in 1969, this was the commemoration of St. Melchiades, pope and martyr, who suffered greatly during the last persecutions and who had the joy before dying of seeing peace restored to the Church by the edict of Milan in 313.
Two popes had been exiled by Emperor Maxentius, and for nearly two more years the Church in Rome was steeped in turmoil, making it impossible to choose a pope.
Miltiades was an excellent pontiff who guided the Church wisely during a difficult time of changeover.
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 THE OTHER AREAS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In front of his tomb the Pope St. Damasus placed an inscription to celebrate the pope's and the Church's mercy towards the "lapsi", the apostates from the Christian Religion.
In a nearby cubicle we see some of the most ancient frescoes of the Roman catacombs (end of the second century beginning of the III century); on the ceiling, paintings of the good Shepherd; on the end wall two fishes bearing a basket full of loaves on their backs, symbol of the Eucharist.
Pope John XXIII defined the Catacombs of St. Callixtus "the most august and celebrated of Rome", chiefly because they keep numerous tombs of Popes and of Martyrs.
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 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of November 8
Son of a subdeacon, Stephen, Deusdedit was consecrated pope on October 19, 615.
Pope Deusdedit was especially fond of his secular clergy and seems to have leaned on them rather than on monks for support.
Pope Leo IV, in 841, repaired the church and translated the relics from the cemetery on the Lavican Way.
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 Saints of December 31
Pope Pius X, however, approved the observance of her feast in 1908 for the Somaschi, an observance followed by the Latin Catholics of Constantinople and Jerusalem (Attwater, Benedictines, Delaney, Encyclopedia, Martindale).
The year before, Sylvester was a simple priest in Rome, attached to the parish of Equitius and with some sort of relationship to Pope Saint Miltiades, as he had previously been in the entourage of Pope Saint Marcellinus.
The role of the pope in a persecuted Church was quite different from that of the emperor's Church.
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 Pope Miltiades -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He appears to have been an (A native or inhabitant of Africa) African by birth, but of his personal history nothing is known.
See (A schismatic Christian religion in northern Africa from the 4th to the 7th century; held that only those who led a blameless life belonged in the church or could administer the sacraments) Donatism.
From the 9th edition ((The decade from 1880 to 1889) 1880s) of an unnamed (A reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty) encyclopedia.
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 November 9 DAILY CATHOLIC TEXT Section Two (nov9tx2.htm)
His Holiness Pope John Paul II has called for all countries to forestall any public executions during the Jubilee Year 2000 and also for impoverished countries of the Third World to be forgiven their debts in an effort to enhance human rights for all as we enter the new millennium.
The evening was specially dedicated to recognition of the Pope's work in defense of human rights, and during the concert a video display alternated between pictures of the Pontiff's meetings with various world leaders and texts of his statements on human-rights questions.
Pope John Paul, in turn, praised the organizing group, Parliamentarians for the Jubilee, for their commitment to human-rights measures; he specifically mentioned the efforts to stop executions and the relieve Third World debt.
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 The Catacombs of Saint Callixtus - The Crypts of Lucina
The pope's body was buried in the hypogeum b, in a spacious rectangular grave or niche.
Above the tomb of Pope Cornelius there is a portion of the stone on which pope Damasus' poem was inscribed, to record the construction of a staircase down to the crypt and of the opening of a light-shaft.
The pope reminds us that he had the work carried out on account of his own solicitude for the tombs of the martyrs and asks the faithful to pray for him in his cares and anxieties.
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 Church's Black Heritage
Miltiades, who reigned from 311 to 314 during the time Emperor Constantine legalized Christianity.
Miltiades presided over the Lateran Council that condemned a group of African schismatics, later known as the Donatists.
He was the last pope buried in a catacomb.
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Concerning an interposition of the pope in the Arian troubles, which were then so actively affecting the Church in the East, nothing has been handed down.
As for the bestowal of the pallium, the account cannot be established from sources of the fourth century, since the oldest memorials which show this badge, belong to the fifth and sixth centuries, and the oldest written mention of a pope bestowing the pallium dates from the sixth century (cf.
The feast of the deceased pope was given on 7 Oct. in the old Roman calendar of feasts, which was inserted in the "Martyrologium Hieronymianum"; it is still kept on the same date.
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 A Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century A.D., with an Account of the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He recalled the pope, was instructed by him in the faith, cured of his leprosy, and baptized.
Moved by gratitude, he made over to the pope and his successors the temporal dominion of Rome, of the 904greatest part of Italy, and of other provinces, thinking it unfit that the place where the monarch of the whole church and the vicar of Christ resided should be subject to earthly sway.
by pope Hadrian in a letter to Charlemagne, where the Donation is alluded to, and in another to the empress Irene and her son Constantine on the occasion of the 2nd Nicene council in 787.
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 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : December 10, 2004 :
His was the good fortune of witnessing the begining of an era of peace, for in 312 the Emperor Constantine granted freedom to the Church.
During the emperor's stay in Rome, the famous Lateran palace was given to Pope Miltiades by Fausta, Constantine's wife.
Pope Miltiades was the last pope to be buried in a catacomb in the cemetery of Calixtus.
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 Were the Early Christians Catholics?
[Note 12] Doctrines which have often been disputed include the authority of the Pope, purgatory, indulgences, the veneration of Mary and the saints, and transubstantiation (the doctrine that the body, blood, soul and divinity of Jesus Christ are fully present in every fragment of consecrated bread).
The humility and voluntary poverty of the Waldensians were a striking contrast to the pride and luxury of the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church.
For the Pope to be publicly accused of being the Antichrist is a strong provocation.
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 Pope Miltiades - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Pope Miltiades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pope Miltiades - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Pope Miltiades.
Here you will find more informations about Pope Miltiades.
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 Sylvester I, Saint --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
pope from 314 to 335, whose long pontificate saw the beginnings of the Christian Roman Empire.
Although much about the early popes remains shrouded in darkness, scholars agree that the bishops of Rome were selected in the same manner as other bishops—that is, elected by the clergy and people of the area (though there is some evidence that some of the early bishops attempted to appoint their successors).
It was commissioned by pope Gregory IX and was completed by 1230, just four years after Francis' death and two years after his canonization.
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 The Feast of the Dedication of St. John Lateran
John Lateran is the Pope's cathedral or principal church of the Bishop of Rome.
As the Cathedral of the Pope, the Supreme Pontiff and Pastor of the Universal Church, the Lateran Church or Basilica is the head and mother of all churches.
Instead, Hooray for the Pope whoever that Pope may be.” We have to recognize that the papacy is a gift from the Lord who appointed Peter and his successors to continue his presence over the other apostles and bishops as his Rock, his Vicar on earth.
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