The Law Library Volume 88

The Law Library Volume 88

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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. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...disproportioned to their congregation. The Pope directly appoints Bishops of the Latin Church, who apply to the Minister of State for their exequatur, which, it appears, has never been refused. The Pope does not appear to be compelled to nominate natives to the Latin sees, though, as a matter of fact, the existing Latin Bishops are natives. The reception and publication of Papal instruments is not forbidden (c) " The appointment of Bishops," writes Sir Stratford Canning, "is at once a matter of conflicting pretensions, and of mutual though tacit compromise between the Court of Rome and the several Roman Catholic commnnities."--Par1. Papers, 1851, p. 323 by any law, but; as a matter of fact, communications from Rome are carried on through the medium of a private correspondence. The Latin Church founds its rights on long custom and enjoyment guaranteed at the Revolution, which guarantee was recognised by the National Assembly in 1843, at the period of the formation of the Constitution. The fact of the Monarch of Greece professing the religion of the Latin Church, has, of course, facilitated the civil status of that Church and the intercourse with Rome. The Bishops are required to take the oath of allegiance to the King, and of fidelity to the Constitution. CCCCXI. The history of the relations of the Roman See with England, since the Reformation, is without parallel in the annals of the world. Before the Reformation, these relations of England with Rome were not unlike those which subsisted between the Papacy and other considerable independent Kingdoms. In the history of no kingdom is the independence of the national Church written with a firmer character than in that of England, in the statutes of the realm, more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 476g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236978404
  • 9781236978400