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Christ was not the Church.
Of. false Gospels, bic.
Of various Le&tions and Translations. 54
· The Coronation of the Pope
Most of the Roman Catholicks, and all their
Kings are Excommunicated by the Pope
How the Angels, and Adam, and the
bring on the General Defection.
25. Rome fbės. Danning Church, yet the
Learned among them allow the Salva-
The Pope made the Breach of Cominynìon. ib:
Let her tell which was the Catholick Church
before Rome was Christian 2 ib.
Of the Church and ber Unity, &c 192
English Roman Catholick Nobleman,
His FRIEND of the
Lord. T is hard that by your late Alt of
Parliament I must either lose my
Estate or change my Religion. Gentleman. I think your Lordship ought not lose your Estate, till
you have first confi. dered how far your Conscience will allow you to Conform to what is required of you.
L. If I thought I could save my Soul in the Church of England, I would think my self obliged to preserve my. Right and Pofterity:
7. Pray, My Lord, what is there in the Communion of the Church of England should make you think your
Soul in any Danger? Would there be any Hazard of your Soul if there were no Invocation of Saints that are Dend in the
Publick Offices of the Church; No Pi&ures or Images of God to be feen there : No Elevation of the Hof, which was but of late Years brought into the Church : No Prayers for Souls out of Purgatory : If the Publick Prayers were in the urilgar Tongue: And if the Sacrament were given in both Kinds? For these are all the differences you will find betwixt your Publick Offices and ours.
L. But I must keep in the Communion of the Church, else I think I cannot fave mý Soul.
G. Your Lord'hip means in the Communion of the Church of Rome.
(1) L. Yes, for she is the Mother Church, and Center of Unity to all other Churches, infomuch thät who are not of her Communion, arç out of the Pale of the Catholick Church.
G. My Lord, it is certain that Ferusalem was the Mother Church, where com planted the Gospel, and Commanded that it fhould be thence propagated to all other Nations, as he himselffaid, beginning at Jerufalem,