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  • Forged Documents and Papal Power (A Former Catholic Nun)

    09/02/2013 9:07:37 AM PDT · by bkaycee · 256 replies
    http://www.CatholicConcerns.com ^ | June 2002 | Mary Ann Collins
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- What we now call popes were originally bishops of Rome (one bishop among brother bishops from other cities). Then they became popes, with power over the entire Church. Then they became so powerful that they were able to depose kings and emperors. They became so powerful that they were able to force kings to use their secular might to enforce the Inquisition, which was conducted by Catholic priests and monks. In 1870, the Pope was declared to be infallible. The process of increasing papal power was influenced by forged documents which changed people’s perception of the history of the...