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87. Pope Sisinnius 708

Pope Sisinnius,besides having a hard to pronounce name,had the fifth shortest reign as Pope with just 21 days in office. A Syrian by birth,he was known as a man of strong Holy character,but he was terribly ill when he was chosen. 146 more words

The Reformation: What is Anglicanism (Part 2)

In order to understand what Anglican is, you need to understand first of all the context in which Anglicanism as a separate stream of Christianity emerged. 1,088 more words

How dangerous is the Pope?

InĀ 2014, Cardinal Raymond Burke, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, the second highest judicial office in the Catholic Church, was removed from his post by Pope Francis. 941 more words

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85. Pope John VI 701-705

Pope John’s papacy started off stressful and never let up during his four year term. The new emperor of Constantinople,Tiberius III,sent his Exarch of Italy into Rome to “cause trouble for the Pontiff”(for some reason not specified). 146 more words

80. Pope St.Leo II 682-683

Pope Leo II was basically a rubber stamping Pope. The Third Council of Constantinople had been called to condemn the heresy known as Monothelitism. The emperor of Constantinople and the previous Pope,Agatho,had called the council to condemn Monothelitism and bring together the western and eastern Churches. 81 more words

79. Pope St.Agatho 678-681

Monothelitism was the teaching that Jesus had both human and Divine natures but only one Divine will. This is in opposition to the Catholic position that Jesus had both human and Divine wills. 245 more words

"When Peter Speaks: Loving, Obeying & Interpreting the Pope" - Talk by Fr. Cristino

It seems nearly every other day, Pope Francis is giving an off-the-cuff interview to some media outlet or group, paying him a visit in Rome. It has led to varying reactions: of delight among those in the press awaiting the next story to spin; and horror among even pope-loving prelates who ask, “ 94 more words

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