A plain statement of the Roman Catholic question

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Page 48 - Pope, or of any priest, or of any person or persons whatsoever ; but that sincere sorrow for past sins, a firm and sincere resolution to avoid future guilt, and to atone to God, are previous and indispensable requisites to establish a well-founded expectation of forgiveness...
Page 74 - This is not a place for discussing the point — but, what does it signify? — If the Council of Lateran claimed for the Pope, or itself, a right to temporal power, it did wrong ; if the Council of Constance authorized the violation of the safe conduct, it did infamously, and there's an end on't.
Page 18 - And the seventh angel sounded the trumpet: and there were great voices in heaven, saying: The kingdom of this world is become our Lord's and his Christ's, and he shall reign for ever and ever.
Page 53 - Your petitioners most humbly beg leave to show, that however painful it is to their feelings, that it should still be thought necessary to exact such tests from them, (and from them alone of all his majesty's subjects), they can with perfect truth affirm, that the political and moral principles which are thereby asserted, are not only conformable to their opinions, but expressly inculcated by the religion which they profess ; and your petitioners most humbly...
Page 16 - of the Romish persuasion ; and it is a fact very worthy of observation, that every one of these popish prelates, after his confirmation at Rome, actually makes it a point to be formally enthroned in the very cathedral which appertains to the see, whose title amongst his fellow Romanists he bears, and which they consider as his : thus keeping up, in the most pointed manner, what in the law phrase is styled a continual claim to those possessions, and those honours of which he considers himself as...
Page 15 - Kingdom, has his regular double of the Romish persuasion ; and it is a fact very worthy of observation, that every one of these Popish Prelates, after his confirmation at Rome, actually makes it a point to be formally enthroned in the very Cathedral which appertains to the See...
Page 48 - I do not believe that any sin whatsoever committed by me can be forgiven at the mere will of the Pope, or of any Priest, or of any person or persons...
Page 33 - Ludovift, and other cafe papaKne, or papal families. It has been computed, that Urban VIII. who was one of the Barberini, left to his family above twenty-four millions of Roman...
Page 52 - inHt.ce in that condemned oath : but, as far as we have learned, " of no moment; consequently the altered oath remains liable te, to the censure ixed on the former oath.
Page 19 - Councils are infallible—that every thing which the Church of Rome enjoins as a matter of faith or a matter of practice, must be done or believed, under the risk of incurring the penalty of the pains of Purgatory or Hell.

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