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5 August: Our Lady of the Snows… Dedication of St. Mary Major

Pope Liberius (352-366) was Bishop of Rome in difficult times. In 350 Constans was assassinated and Constantius became the sole Emperor by defeating Magnentius. Some bishops in the East who opposed St. Athanasius in Egypt appealed to Liberius to get … Continue reading

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“Do not exaggerate, overestimate, what a Pope can do….”

The inimitable Fr. Hunwicke has a good reminder at his fine blog HERE about papal authority (my emphases): Two points. Despite the anxieties entertained by the Intellectuals on both sides of this question … the Traditionalists and the Tablettentendenz … … Continue reading

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Dedication of St. Mary Major: Pope Liberius, St. Athanasius, and a miracle

Pope Liberius (352-366) was Bishop of Rome in difficult times. In 350 the Emperor Constans was assassinated and Constantius became the sole Emperor by defeating Magnentius. Some bishops in the East who opposed St. Athanasius in Egypt appealed to Liberius … Continue reading

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