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A Story of the Early Days of Papal Rome

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Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,281 / 140 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.5
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 537
Added to site: 2011.12.16 31104
Genres: History, Religion

A look at the story of the two pontiffs and other matters concerning the Papal Rome.

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ous place in which she had taught him to believe,--while he offered petitions to some unknown being to help and support him, and to keep him faithful to the creed with which she had indoctrinated his young mind. It seemed surprising that at so early an age he should be so determined in his belief. He, indeed, as I understood him, prayed continually to an Almighty God, to whom he could approach boldly by the intercession of One he called Jesus, without the intervention of demigod or priests. I gained more knowledge of the extraordinary faith of the Nazarenes from the young boy than I had hitherto possessed. It seems wonderfully simple. They believe that one Almighty God rules the universe; that man was placed on the earth free to accept or reject this mighty God, but bound to obedience; that being disobedient, he and all his descendants have become prone to sin, but yet this Almighty Being, loving men, sent One, a portion of Himself, down on earth, born of a woman; who, offering Himself as a sacrifice for thei



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