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  Pope - LoveToKnow 1911
Hence the pope, as supreme in matters of doctrine, possesses the same authority and the same infallibility as the whole Church; as legislator and judge he possesses the same power as the episcopal body gathered around and with him in oecumenical council.
Over this costume the pope wears, on less solemn occasions, the lace rochet and the red mozetta, bordered with ermine, or the camauro, similar to the mozetta, but with the addition of a hood, and over all the stole embroidered with his arms.
The pope's liturgical costume consists, in the first place, of all the elements comprising that of the bishops: stockings and sandals, amice, alb, cincture, tunicle and dalmatic, stole, ring, gloves, chasuble or cope, the latter, however, with a morse ornamented with precious stones, and for head-dress the mitre (see Vestments).
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 ipedia.com: Pope Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Pope is derived from the Greek word pappas, "father", and was originally used in an affectionate sense of any priest or bishop (in the exact same way that modern priests are addressed as "Father").
The Fisherman's Ring was first mentioned in a letter of Pope Clement IV to his nephew in 1265 wherein he mentions that Popes were accustomed to sealing public documents with leaden "bullss" attached, and private letters with "the seal of the Fisherman" (by the XV Century, the Fisherman's Ring was used to seal Papal briefs).
Theoretically, the Pope's death is officially determined by the Cardinal Chamberlain by gently tapping the late Pope's head thrice with a golden hammer and calling his name (it is not clear when this ceremony ceased to be observed, as it does not appear to have been practised in the twentieth century at all).
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  Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Fisherman's Ring was first mentioned in a letter of Pope Clement IV to his nephew in 1265 wherein he mentions that Popes were accustomed to sealing public documents with leaden "bullss" attached, and private letters with "the seal of the Fisherman" (by the XV Century, the Fisherman's Ring was used to seal Papal briefs).
The Fisherman's Ring is placed on the newly-elected Pope's finger by the Chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church; on the Pope's death, the Cardinal Chamberlain smashes the Fisherman's Ring with a hammer, symbolising the end of the late Pope's authority.
Theoretically, the Pope's death is officially determined by the Cardinal Chamberlain by gently tapping the late Pope's head thrice with a golden hammer and calling his name (it is not clear when this ceremony ceased to be observed, as it does not appear to have been practised in the twentieth century at all).
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/p/po/pope.html   (3314 words)

 SYMBOLUM.NET - Church of Rome
Historically the official residence of the pope was the Lateran Palace, donated by the Roman Emperor Constantine; the Lateran Palace and Castel Gandolfo are integral parts of Vatican City.
It is the pope's ecclesiastical jurisdiction (the "Holy See") and not his secular jurisdiction (Vatican City) that conducts international relations; for hundreds of years, the pope's court (the Roman curia) has functioned as the government of the Roman Catholic Church.
The pope derives his pontificate from being bishop of Rome but is not obligated to reside in Rome; according to the Latin formula ubi papa, ubi curia, wherever the pope resides is the central government of the Church, provided that the pope is bishop of Rome.
www.symbolum.net /patriarchate_rome.htm   (664 words)

 Pope Theodore II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was ordained as a priest by Pope Stephen VI; also his brother Theotius was a bishop.
He was pope for twenty days during December 897 before he died.
He reinstated the clerics who had been forced from office by Pope Stephen VII, recognizing the validity of the ordinations of Pope Formosus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pope_Theodore_II   (159 words)

 Pope Romanus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Pope St. Felix IV Since Felix II was an antipope imposed by the Arians while Pope Liberius was still alive, Pope St. Felix IV is sometimes called Felix III.
Pope St. Felix III Felix II was an antipope, irregularly imposed by the Arians while Pope Liberius was still alive, so Pope St. Felix III is sometimes called Felix II.
Pope St. Felix III was much involved in battling heresy, and died in 492.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Pope_Romanus.html   (444 words)

 Pope Romanus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Romanus, was Pope from August 897 to November 897.
He was elected to succeed the murdered Pope Stephen VII and was deposed a few months later by one of the factions, which then distracted Rome.
This biography of a Pope is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pope_Romanus   (94 words)

 Prophecy on Pope Fulfilled by Eclipses?
In an eerie coincidence, John Paul II was the only known pope to be born on the day of a solar eclipse.
Pope John Paul II will be buried this Friday during another solar eclipse.
The description applied to the 110th pope on his list - John Paul II - is "De Labore Solis" (Of the Solar Eclipse), which seems to add great weight to the validity of St. Malachy’s chilling prophecy: that the next two popes chosen to succeed John Paul II will be the last popes.
www.infowars.com /articles/world/pope_prophecy_fulfilled_by_eclipses.htm   (311 words)

 List of popes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While the term "Pope" (Latin: papa "father'") is used in several churches to denote their high spiritual leaders, this title in English usage generally refers to the supreme head of the Roman Catholic Church.
There is no official list of popes, but the Annuario pontificio, published every year by the Vatican, contain a list that is generally considered to be the most authoritative.
Since 1929, the pope's temporal title has been Sovereign in the State of the Vatican City (the Holy See).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_popes   (595 words)

 ROMANUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Romanus was a native of Gallese, which was also the birthplace of Pope Marinus I, the friend of Formosus.
Romanus was cardinal-priest of St. Peter-in-Chains when he was elected pope.
He was elected pope in the summer of 897, probably in August.
www.cfpeople.org /books/pope/POPEp115.htm   (239 words)

 History of the Mass (4histort.htm)
From good popes who were striving to do God's Will to rascal popes who had no business even wearing clerical robes, Holy Mother Church was plunged into a darkness that coincided with the dark ages and the feudal system throughout Europe.
So desperate were the people and popes to cling to their "man" and their agendas that the papacy lost much prestige and respect as Rome teetered on the edge of the next century.
But Formosus was not a single-minded pope for he also turned his attention to the East where, in 892, he attempted to heal the schism between the Eastern and Western Churches, but it was too deep to mend.
www.dailycatholic.org /4histort.htm   (1871 words)

 Church teaching on Slavery
Pope Eugenius IV condemns the indiscriminate enslavement of natives in the Canary Islands, but does not condemn slavery as such.
Pope Alexander VI authorises the King of Spain to enslave non-Christians of the Americas who are at war with Christian powers.
Pope Benedict XIV condemns the indiscriminate enslavement of natives in Brazil, but does not denounce slavery as such, nor the importation of slaves from Africa.
liberalslikechrist.org /Catholic/slavery.html   (475 words)

 The Commonplace Book of Zadok the Roman
Through the centuries, popes and church councils were careful not to define limbo as a doctrine of the faith and to leave the question open.
Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict, was president of the commission and head of the doctrinal congregation when the commission began studying the question of limbo in a systematic way in 2004.
The Pope, dressed in his bright red robes, was joined by the college of cardinals also resplendent in their crimson vestments for the Mass, led by cardinal Angelo Sodano, the Vatican secretary of state.
zadokromanus.blogspot.com   (9972 words)

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
Pope Clement is rep resented as his son in the Acts of Sts.
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.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04012c.htm   (4557 words)

 Popes & Patriarchs of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Alexandria, Antioch, etc.
To Roman Catholics, the Pope may be the holiest man on earth, the heir and keeper of the deepest truths of religion.
The Pope was not the ruler of that Church, but one of the Ecumenical Patriarchs, along with the Patriarchs of Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria, and Constantinople.
Popes from a similiar family, the Medici, are featured in the genealogy of the Medici given with the rulers of Tuscany.
www.friesian.com /popes.htm   (9005 words)

 Romanus --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Romanus was a cardinal when elected pope in August amidst the chaotic aftermath of Pope Stephen VI's murder.
The son of Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, Romanus was a politically incapable ruler who left affairs of state to the eunuch Joseph Bringas and military affairs to Nicephorus Phocas; Nicephorus became emperor after Romanus' death with the help of Romanus' widow, Theophano.
Romanus was admiral of the Byzantine fleet on the Danube when, hearing of the defeat of the army at Achelous (917), he resolved to sail for Constantinople.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9083841?tocId=9083841   (311 words)

 Pope Watch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Prior to being elected pope, Cardinal Ratzinger was the head of the "Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith", commonly called the "Office of the Inquisition".
The one that applies to the 18th century Pope Benedict XIV translates to ''rural animal'' — an odd appellation for a man who was one of the most scholarly and sophisticated occupants of the Chair of Peter.
Underneath, the pope is dressed in his traditional white robe, in the best tradition of Zarathustra; even though a man's head is blocking a key portion of this picture, other pictures of the pope lying in state clearly show this white robe extending beyond the bottom edge of the red robe.
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 Pope Romanus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Of this pope very little is known with certainty, not even the date of his birth nor the exact dates of his consecration as pope and of his death.
He was born at Gallese near Civita Castellana, and was the son of Constantine.
It is possible he was deposed by one of the factions which then distracted Rome, for we read that "he was made a monk", a phrase which, in the language of the times, often denoted deposition.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/r/romanus,pope.html   (189 words)

 Prophecies of St Malachy---Concerning the Popes
The pope who then follows this choice in the Chair of St. Peter will be the last pope, and after his reign Rome will be destroyed.
The corresponding pope was John Paul I (1978-78), who was born in the diocese of Belluno (beautiful moon) and was baptized Albino Luciani (white light).
Again the name accords often with some remarkable or rare circumstances in the pope's career: thus Peregrinus apostilicus (pilgrim pope), which designates Pius VI, appears to be verified by his journey when pope into Germany, by his long career as pope, and by his expatriation from Rome at the end of his pontificate.
www.angelfire.com /music2/fullcircle/StMalachy.html   (1218 words)

 Encyclopedia: Pope Romanus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Pope is the Catholic Bishop and patriarch of Rome, and head of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches.
Events January - the Cadaver Synod July/August- Pope Stephen VII dies and is succeeded by Pope Romanus.
Stephen VII, was Pope from May 896 to July or August 897.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Pope-Romanus   (180 words)

 Pius XII and baptism of desire
A pope is infallible only when speaking from the Chair of Peter or reiterating what the Church has always taught in her ordinary and universal Magisterium.
So, to summarize: We have Pope Stephen VII and Pope Sergius III who were in favor of the condemnation of Pope Formosus, while Pope Theodore II and Pope John IX condemned the condemnation of Pope Formosus.
Pope Pius XII allowed the denial of the salvation dogma to run rampant throughout his reign.
www.mostholyfamilymonastery.com /PiusXII_and_bod.html   (1901 words)

 Romanus - ToseekA Search Results
Romanus was Pope from August to November 897.
Romanus was a cardinal when elected pope in August amidst the chaotic aftermath...
Romanus was a politically incapable ruler who left affairs of state to...
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 The Romanus Pontifex Papal Bull of January 8th 1455
The bull Romanus Pontifex was published by Pope Nicholas V. It is an important document in the long struggle betwen Portugal and Spain for the control of the lands inhabited by the so called "unbelievers" ("heathens" and "infidels").
As an arbitror of disputes in the christian world empowered by his role as the"successor of the key-bearer of the heavenly kingdom and vicar of Christ", Nicholas V settled the matter in 1455 in favor of Portugal.
The English translation of Romanus Pontifex is a reproduction of its publication in European Treaties bearing on the History of the United States and its Dependencies to 1648, Frances Gardiner Davenport, editor, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1917, Washington, D.C., at pp.
www.kwabs.com /romanus_pontifex_bull.html   (465 words)

 Tumults And Confusion Associated With The Papacy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Accordingly he repaired to the fortress of Canusium., where the Pope lived with the Countess Matilda, and was forced to stand in the open Air for 3 days with his feet and head bare and only a blanket for his covering.
The Italian cardinals were very desirous to have a pope of their nation, who might have his residence at Rome: and the Gascoygnes were for a Frenchmen, who might reside on this side of the Alps.
Their contests lasted so long that the people gathering together under the conduct of Betrand and Raimond Gott, the nephews of the deceased pope, and coming armed to the conclave, demanded that the Italian cardinals should be delivered to them, and crying out that they would have a pope, they set fire to the conclave.
www.west.net /~antipas/books/papacy_in_history/pap_part2_7.html   (1157 words)

 The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Creations of Cardinals of the IX Century
Sergio e Bacco, one of the 7 original ones, was erected by Pope St. Agatho in 678 in the VIII Region of Rome, in the Roman Forum, next to the Arch of Sptimius Severus.
It was suppressed by Pope Sixtus V in 1587 and later demolished during the pontificate of Paul V (1605-1621).
(5) Subscribed the decree of 897 against the late Pope Formosus and was excommunicated by Pope John IX in the Synod of Rome in April 898.
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 PetersNet: Romanus Cessario, Thomas Aquinas: a Doctor for the Ages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In the early part of the present century, when the revival of interest in Aquinas inaugurated by Pope Leo XIII was reaching its full vigor, certain ecclesiastical authorities decided that it would be useful to express Aquinas' philosophical principles in the form of short theses or propositions.
Pope Leo wanted to steer Church thinking away from the fascination with the apparent that had captivated European thought in the modern period, and we can see in retrospect that his initiative promoted a flowering of Catholic intellectual life.
Romanus Cessario, O.P., is Professor of Systematic Theology at St. John's Seminary in Brighton, Massachusetts.
www.petersnet.net /browse/1086.htm   (4233 words)

 Did St. Malachi's Prophecy Score Again With New Pope?
According to Malachi, Pope John Paul II was the second-from-last Pope.
For the current Pope, Malachi saw the name "Gloria Olivae" -- the Glory of the Olive -- and predicted that he would be a member of the BENEDICTINE order.
The "last" Pope refered to in the Scriptures is never said to be one of these two described in Saint Malachy's prophecy.
www.rense.com /general64/newp.htm   (440 words)

 Mayan Majix - Articles - THE NEXT POPE
Then again we may toast the new pope with a Martini--a Cardinal Martini, that is. He is the previous Archbishop of Milan and noted Biblical scholar who now lives in Jerusalem for half of each year.
It is traditional for a pope in his final years of life to appoint his successor as Archbishop of Milan, the largest Catholic Archdiocese in Italy.
The inclination to a conservative or progressive future pope depends on whether the College of Cardinals meeting in the conclave seek to sustain John Paul II's conservative agenda.
www.mayanmajix.com /art1634.html   (2101 words)

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