The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Catholic Religion in England, During a Period of Two Hundred and Forty Years from the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time; Including the Memoirs of Gregorio Panzani

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Catholic Religion in England, During a Period of Two Hundred and Forty Years from the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time; Including the Memoirs of Gregorio Panzani

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ...of the elector " Palatine, reduced, without their fault, to a " very deplorable state. The nobleness of "_their extraction moves me to do all-I can in " their favour, and the more, because their " family before its defection from the church, " was always tied by uncommon bonds to the " see 'of Rome. As to temporal happiness, " they are in a desperate condition; and they "ct are a great object of pity as to their spiritual felicity, being, by the Calviniarl heresy, dis" united from the center of unity. In the " present juncture it ought to be considered, that the pope who presides in the church, " not by inheritance, but by divine appoint-ct " ment, should not depart from the customary " methods of his predecessors, nor from what " the BarberinFs sentimentsrespecting the family of the elector Palatine. the councils and fathers direct in such casesNow it was never the practice, even at the instance of emperors and whole nations, to 'admit of a division of the church of God. unconditional restitution would very much prejudice the Catholic interest.-I cannot forbear putting you in mind, that liberty of conscience is a new system among the people of Germany, who usually change their religion with their masters. And the Observation ls still more pertinent in regard of the Palatinate. who once were Lutherans, " much admired in those parts, nor ever, before embraced by any 0f_ the states of the " empire." of Rome. To this she willingly consemed, telling him, at the same tine, that it was a point not to be insisted on, for it was her opinion it would not be granted. The king, soon after, learned from du Perron all the particulars of this conference, on which...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236815637
  • 9781236815637