Provincial Councils of Baltimore
The Provincial Councils of Baltimore were councils of Roman Catholic bishops that set the pattern for Catholic organisation in the United States of America. They were seen as having a unique importanc...
First Vatican Council
The First Vatican Council (Latin: Concilium Vaticanum Primum) was convoked by Pope Pius IX on 29 June 1868, after a period of planning and preparation that began on 6 December 1864. This twentieth...
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Eugene O'Connell
Eugene O'Connell (June 18, 1815–December 14, 1891) was the first Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grass Valley, California.
O'Connell studied at St. Patrick's College, ...
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Councils of Aix-en-Provence
Councils of the Roman Catholic Church were held at Aix-en-Provence in 1112, 1374, 1409, 1585, 1612, 1838, and 1850. In that of 1612 the Gallican work of Edmund Richer, De la puissance ecclésiastique e...
Plenary Councils of Baltimore
The Plenary Councils of Baltimore were three national meetings of Catholic bishops in 1852, 1866 and 1884 in Baltimore, Maryland.During the early history of the Roman Catholic Church in the United Sta...
Synods of Westminster
Synods of Westminster. Under this heading are included certain of the more important ecclesiastical councils held within the present bounds of London. Though the precise locality is occasionally uncer...
Synod of Rouen
The first synod of Rouen is generally believed to have been held by Archbishop Saint-Ouen about 650. Sixteen of its decrees, one against simony, the others on liturgical and canonical matters, are sti...
Pastor aeternus
Pastor aeternus is the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church of Christ, issued by the First Vatican Council, July 18, 1870. The document defines four doctrines of the Catholic faith: the apostolic prim...
Dei Filius
Dei Filius is the incipit of the dogmatic constitution of the First Vatican Council on the Catholic faith, which was adopted unanimously on 24 April 1870.The constitution set forth the teaching of "th...
Ignace Bourget
Ignace Bourget (October 30, 1799 – June 8, 1885) was a French-Canadian Roman Catholic priest who held the title of Bishop of Montreal from 1840 to 1876. Born in Lévis, Quebec in 1799, Bourget ...
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Council of Avignon
Council of Avignon may refer to one of a number of councils of the Roman Catholic Church, held in Avignon.
The first reported council was held in 1060, though nothing is known about what took plac...
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The Vatican Decrees in their Bearing on Civil Allegiance
The Vatican Decrees in their Bearing on Civil Allegiance is an anti-Catholic pamphlet written by British politician William Ewart Gladstone in November 1874.
Gladstone was outraged at the Vatican ...