( latin decretum , from decerno , i judge) in a general sense, an order or law made by a superior authority for the direction of others in ecclesiastical use it has various meanings any papal bull, brief, or motu proprio is a decree inasmuch as these documents are legislative acts of the holy father in this sense the term is quite ancient. An old heresy rears its ugly head again no, a true pope cannot be deposed: reply to br alexis bugnolo as the heresies and scandals of pope francis are reaching a fever pitch, people are once again scrambling for ways to rid themselves of the man but without having to accept the sedevacantist position, which.
Pope francis said sunday that he will not comment on claims by a former vatican ambassador to the us that the pope knew about allegations against archbishop theodore mccarrick and reinstated him. Rome — ever since pope benedict xvi became the first pontiff in six centuries to abdicate the papacy, transitioning to a life of near seclusion in a vatican city monastery, there have been. Vicarius filii dei (latin: vicar or representative of the son of god) is a phrase first used in the forged medieval donation of constantine to refer to saint peter, a leader of the early christian church and regarded as the first pope by the catholic church.
Pope francis asks forgiveness from sexual abuse victims but reaffirms support for bishop barros pope francis listens to the speech by peru's president pedro pablo kuczynski at the government.
The byzantine papacy was a period of byzantine domination of the roman papacy from 537 to 752, when popes required the approval of the byzantine emperor for episcopal consecration, and many popes were chosen from the apocrisiarii (liaisons from the pope to the emperor) or the inhabitants of byzantine greece, byzantine syria, or byzantine sicily. The pope (latin: papa from greek: πάππας pappas, father), also known as the supreme pontiff (from latin pontifex maximus greatest priest), is the bishop of rome and ex officio leader of the worldwide catholic church. Nearly four decades later, pope francis has declared óscar romero a saint an archbishop murdered at the altar, in the manner of england’s thomas becket, would seem a simple case.
Once espinal got over the shock of being proposed to in front of the pope, she replied, “yes, of course” the couple then received a blessing from the pontiff , according to the telegraph. Pope francis (latin: franciscus italian: francesco spanish: francisco born jorge mario bergoglio 17 december 1936) is the 266th and current pope and sovereign of the vatican city state francis is the first jesuit pope, the first from the americas, the first from the southern hemisphere , and the first pope from outside europe since the.