Rome And The Papacy; A History Of The Men, Manners, And Temporal Government Of Rome In The…

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byFerdinando Petruccelli Gattina

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859. Excerpt: ... when the axe of the executioner was tired, Cardinal Bernetti ordered, by two very dry official lines, "to transport those accused of crime into a malarious district!" God will take care of the rest. Ought not God to do something for the safety and the honor of his marshal for the earh? The reign of Leo XTL has been a great lesson to the world. It has proved that the temporal government of the Pope, whatever one does, cannot be reformed. Leo believed, and some believe today, that evil is in men. Leo struck the priests rudely. Did they become better? Some to-day demand of Pius IX. a little secularization; trouble lost. The evil is in the institution. But, what Pope would dare to touch the Papacy? CHAPTER VII. PIUS VIII. PrUS YHI. showed himself worthy of Leo XH. for political and religious intolerance. The same men were continued in the same work. The holy-water sprinkler had already been changed into a clerk. The 14th of May, 1829, Pius published a general edict of the Holy Office, which must have given joy in heaven to Saint Dominique de Guzman, and to Torquemada,--are they not both in heaven? But Pius VHL did not live long enough to cause Leo to be forgotten; for behold, in one year after, Gregory XVI. arrived. The Holy Ghost chose him in a hurry. Disturbances grew bold everywhere, even in Rome, at the gate and under the windows of the Conclave. Austria pointed out the man whom they wanted; the Sacred College obeyed. We shall speak of the revolt further on; let us now speak of the Pope. CHAPTER Vm. GREGOBY XVI. AND HIS COURT. aREGORY XVI.--the Cardinal Mauro Cappellari--was a tall and vigorous monk of the Camaldules. He had a vulgar physiognomy, always cheerful, but not very good, upon which was enthroned a large red nose badly treated by a fistula. His ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859. Excerpt: ... when the axe of the executioner was tired, Cardinal Bernetti ordered, by two very dry official lines, "to transport those accu...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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