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Pagans may have , heretics cannot have , the same principles as Catholics ; if the
latter have the same , o they are not real heretics , but in ignorance . Principle is a
better test of heresy than doctrine . Heretics are true to their principles , but ...
All Catholics and heretics , ” says Bellarmine , “ agree in two things : first , that it is
possible for the Pope , even as Pope , and with his own assembly of councillors ,
or with General Council , to err in particular controversies of fact , which chiefly ...
Under the latter head , he mentions the history of Synesius , in the fifth century ,
who , being a Platonic philosopher , was consecrated a Bishop without
renouncing his opinions ; and next he refers to the heretical author of the
Clementines , to ...
Tertullian speaks generally of the sects of his day : " Infamous are the dealings of
the heretics with sorcerers very many , with mountebanks , with astrologers , with
philosophers , to wit , such as are given to curious questions . They everywhere ...
Thus Salvian says , that “ nearly all the Romans are greater sinners than the
barbarians ; " 1 and he speaks of “ Roman heretics , of which there is an
innumerable multitude , " 2 meaning heretics within the Empire . And so St .
Gregory the ...
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