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The German Longing for Sects is Nothing New
The Eponymous Flower ^ | 08/26/2010 | Tancred

Posted on 08/26/2010 3:05:52 AM PDT by 0beron

A Catholic Confessor-Bishop prepared the old liberals of yesterday an abrupt, but well-earned end.

By Alexander Bauer

[Kreuz.net] Already 200 years ago -- during the so-called Enlightenment -- starstruck, fashionable German Archbishops were infatuated with schism from the Catholic Church.

At a meeting in Bad Ems -- in the modern state of Rheinland-Pfalz -- the Archbishops of Germany declared their indedependence and pastoral authority from the Pope's in 1786.

They insisted in the principle, that every German Bishop with jurisdiction receives his power from God just as the Pope receives his. For this reason, they would not accept Papal regulations for their diocese.

(Excerpt) Read more at eponymousflower.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Catholic; Ecumenism; History; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: germany; history; liberalism; notahistorytopic; oldcatholics; zotbait

1 posted on 08/26/2010 3:05:56 AM PDT by 0beron
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To: 0beron

It’s just about sects. Move along.


2 posted on 08/26/2010 3:29:05 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: ClearCase_guy
I believe that they're lookin for sects in all the wrong places. Maybe this will help!


3 posted on 08/26/2010 3:35:02 AM PDT by Young Werther ("Quae cum ita sunt" Since these things are so!)
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To: Young Werther
I believe the Germans may prefer their frauleins to be be a bit more zaftig.
4 posted on 08/26/2010 3:44:08 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: ClearCase_guy

O O kay!

5 posted on 08/26/2010 4:05:31 AM PDT by Young Werther ("Quae cum ita sunt" Since these things are so!)
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To: 0beron

Sechs?

Germans longing for sechs?


6 posted on 08/26/2010 5:13:02 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Do yew have a lisance fir the minkey?)
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To: Young Werther
Whatever she did, Not Guilty!

:-)

7 posted on 08/26/2010 5:58:26 AM PDT by Condor51 (SAT CONG!)
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