The revival of popery, its intolerant character ... detailed in a series of letters to William Wilberforce

1819 - 80 pages

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Page 213 - The Protestants foolishly expound it of Rome, for that there they put heretics to death, and allow of their punishment in other countries; but their blood is not called the blood of saints, no more than the blood of thieves, mankillers, and other malefactors, for the shedding of which, by order of justice, no commonwealth shall answer.
Page 245 - Wherefore, whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.
Page 235 - At a time that a vast number of bad books, which most grossly attack the Catholic religion, are circulated even among the unlearned, to the great destruction of souls, you judge exceedingly well, that the faithful should be excited to the reading of the Holy Scriptures, for these are the most abundant sources, which ought to be left open to every one, to draw from them purity of morals and of doctrine, to eradicate the errors which are so widely disseminated in these corrupt times.
Page 186 - I also profess and undoubtedly receive all other things delivered, defined, and declared by the sacred canons and general councils, and particularly by the holy Council of Trent; and likewise I also condemn, reject, and anathematize all things contrary thereto, and all heresies whatsoever, condemned, rejected, and anathematized by the Church.
Page 50 - MODEST (a) apology for the Roman Catholics of Great Britain : addressed to all moderate Protestants ; particularly to the members of both Houses of Parliament.
Page 130 - WUIEK published in the Polish language with a commentary, as well as a copy of the edition of it lately put forth without those annotations', taken from the writings of the holy Fathers of our Church, or other learned Catholics, with your opinion upon it; that thus, from collating them together, it may be ascertained, after mature investigation, what errors lie insidiously concealed therein, and that we may' pronounce our judgment on this affair for the preservation of the true faith.
Page 131 - NEW SPECIES OF TARES WHICH AN ENEMY IS SOWING SO ABUNDANTLY, may, by this . cheering hope, be somewhat alleviated : and, we heartily invoke upon you and your fellow Bishops, for the good of the Lord's flock, ever increasing spiritual gifts, through our Apostolic Benediction, which we impart to yourself and to them. " Given at Rome, at St. Mary the Greater, June 29, 1816, the 17th year of our Pontificate.
Page 128 - ... our venerable brethren, the Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, we have, with the utmost care and attention, deliberated upon the measures proper to be adopted by our Pontifical authority, in order to remedy and abolish this pestilence as far as possible.
Page 128 - Health and Apostolic benediction. " In our last letter to you we promised, very soon, to return an answer to yours, in which you have appealed to this Holy See, in the name also of the other Bishops of Poland, respecting what are called Bibh Societies, and have earnestly inquired of us what you ought to do in this affair.
Page 207 - In this work, when it shall be found that much is omitted, let it not be forgotten that much likewise is performed; and though no book was ever spared out of tenderness to the author, and the world is little solicitous to know whence proceeded the faults of that which it condemns, yet it may gratify curiosity to inform it that the English Dictionary...

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