An Account of the State of the Roman-Catholick Religion Throughout the World. Transl. to Which Is Added, a Discourse Concerning the State of Religion in England. Transl. with a Large Dedication to the Present Pope, by Sir Richard Steele

An Account of the State of the Roman-Catholick Religion Throughout the World. Transl. to Which Is Added, a Discourse Concerning the State of Religion in England. Transl. with a Large Dedication to the Present Pope, by Sir Richard Steele

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1716 edition. Excerpt: ...Vicar, and get him consecrated by the Greek Archbishop residing in Rome. Accordingly the Briefs were drawn up, and he was lent to his Residence with Money for his journey, focred Vessels, and other Gifts from the Congregation; but he never gave any Account of the Good he had done. The Nuncio of Vienna should be ordered "to enquire about that Bishop, and to give some Account of him. France. T N the Provinces of Trance, wherein Heresy is A tolerated, the Missions are performed by the Capuchins; and the Bishops make use of thesti, when they visit their Dioceses. There are in Normandy some Priests, who design to take Cue of the Conversion of the Hereticks; and there" was heretofore a Mission of Barnabites in Beam. There is in Awgnon, under the Direction of the ViceLegate, a"Papal College for Savoy, and other Provinces bordering upon Italy. There is also in the fame City a Congregation for the Converts. Tliat Congregation designs to perform a Mission in the Crvznnss, a Mountainous Country full of Hereticks, and to make use, for that end, of the Interest of Eleven Thousand Livres paid for a Matrimonial Dispensation granted to the Count de Rouvn. Pope Ahxander VII. gave the Interest of that Money to the said Congregation, that it might be disposed of in Favour of that Mission. G 5 CEGENEVANS upon the Borders of France. The Bishop of that City being expelled from it above a Hundred and Forty Years ago, with all the Clergy, went to reside at Anneci, and retained still the Title of Bishop of Geneva This Town is the Seat of the worst and most obstinate Hereticks in the World: It is also the Refuge of Apostates and other profligate Men; so that unless their Perfidioufhefs be overcome by Arms, it can never be expected that Heresy should be...show more

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  • 9781236530103