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The Roman Martyrology, the official list of recognized saints, references Soter: " At Rome, Saint Soter, Pope, whom Dionysius of Corinth praises for his outstanding charity towards needy exiled Christians who came to him, and towards those who had been condemned to the mines.
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Roman and Martyrology
" At that time ( 1909 ) the Roman Martyrology had the following text: This entry was based on what the Catholic Encyclopedia called later legends that confound the relative positions of Felix and Liberius.
As well as the Roman Martyrology, the Roman Missal identified the Saint Felix of 29 July with the antipope.
St. Columbanus is named in the Roman Martyrology on 23 November, but his feast is kept by the Benedictines and throughout Ireland on 24 November.
He is listed in the Roman Martyrology as Beatus Ioannes Faesulanus, cognomento Angelicus —" Blessed Giovanni of Fiesole, nicknamed Angelico ".
Hildegard's name was nonetheless taken up in the Roman Martyrology at the end of the sixteenth century.
In the Middle Ages the two were treated as Christian saints, being entered in the Greek Orthodox calendar on 26 August, and in the Roman Martyrology in the Western Church as " Barlaam and Josaphat " on the date of 27 November.
Although Barlaam was never formally canonized, Josaphat was, and they were included in earlier editions of the Roman Martyrology ( feast day 27 November ) — though not in the Roman Missal — and in the Eastern Orthodox Church liturgical calendar ( 26 August in Greek tradition etc.
The study that had produced the 1969 revision of the Roman Catholic Calendar of Saints stated that there were no grounds for his consideration as a martyr, and he is not presented as such in the Roman Martyrology.
In the 2004 edition of the Roman Martyrology, David is listed under 1 March with the Latin name Dávidis.
It has often been supposed that all the earliest Popes suffered martyrdom ; but the Roman Martyrology does not give Pope Soter the title of Martyr.
His feast day is 5 March, on which date he is commemorated in the Roman Martyrology in the following terms: " In the cemetery of Callistus on the Via Appia, Rome, burial of Saint Lucius, Pope, successor of Saint Cornelius.
It remained so until 1969, when Pope Lucius's feast was moved in the Roman Martyrology to the day of his death and omitted from the General Calendar, partly because of the baselessness of the title of " martyr " with which he had previously been honoured.
There is no confirmation of this in the case of Pope Evaristus, who is listed without that title in the Roman Martyrology, with a feast day on 26 October.
Roman and official
Schweitzer concludes that the 1st century theology, originating in the lifetimes of those who first followed Jesus, is both incompatible with, and far removed from, those beliefs later made official by the Roman Emperor Constantine in 325 CE.
The official name of the celebration in the Roman Rite liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church is " The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed ".
He reformed the Roman system of taxation, developed networks of roads with an official courier system, established a standing army, established the Praetorian Guard, created official police and fire-fighting services for Rome, and rebuilt much of the City during his reign.
In Luke 1: 3-4, the author states that he decided to “ write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, so that you may know the truth concerning the things about which you have been instructed .” Theophilus is Greek for lover of God and it is suggested that he may either be an individual who recently converted to the faith or a Roman official of whom the church is seeking acceptance from.
However, since Paul was from Cilicia and refers to himself using this name ( see Acts 21: 39, 22: 3 ), it seems very natural that the name Cilicia would have continued to be in colloquial use among its residents despite its hiatus in official Roman nomenclature.
Since 1972, the Roman Catholic Church uses the name " Anointing of the Sick " both in the English translations issued by the Holy See of its official documents in Latin and in the English official documents of Episcopal conferences.
' Although members are asked to confess serious sins to him, unlike the Roman Catholic Church, he is not the instrument of divine forgiveness, merely a guide through the repentance process ( and a judge in case transgressions warrant excommunication or other official discipline ).
When he openly left Octavian's sister, Octavia Minor, and moved to Alexandria to become Cleopatra's official partner, he led many Roman politicians to believe that he was trying to become the unchecked ruler of Egypt and of other eastern kingdoms, while still maintaining his command over the many Roman legions in the East.
Ecclesiastical Latin, the Roman Catholic Church ’ s official tongue, remains a living legacy of the classical world to the contemporary world.
It grew in size and influence over a few decades, and by the end of the 4th century had become the official state religion of the Roman Empire, replacing other forms of religion practiced under Roman rule.
* Catechism of the Catholic Church, an official exposition ( catechism ) of the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church
While an official movement exists in Lutheran congregations celebrate Eucharist weekly, using formal rites very similar to the Roman Catholic and " high " Anglican services, it was historically common for congregations to celebrate monthly or even quarterly.
Of particular note was the translation of the Latin Imperator into the Greek Basileus, after Emperor Heraclius changed the official language of the empire from Roman to Greek in 620 AD.
He was so influential that even after his death, Constantius II heeded his and Eudoxus of Constantinople's advice to attempt to convert the Roman Empire to Arianism by creating Arian Councils and official Arian Doctrines.
* The names of the broadcasting companies not in Roman script are either in English or French, the official languages of the EBU.
Biblical scholar John Elliott notes that the author explicitly urges the addressees to respect authority ( 2: 13 ) and even honor the emperor ( 2: 17 ), strongly suggesting that they were unlikely to be suffering from official Roman persecution.
The Concordat of 1801 re-established the Roman Catholic Church in France with effect from Easter Sunday, 18 April 1802, restoring the names of the days of the week with the ones they had in the Gregorian Calendar, while keeping the rest of the Republican Calendar, and fixing Sunday as the official day of rest and religious celebration.
While the other Italian states gradually recognized Sforza as the legitimate Duke of Milan, he was never able to obtain official investiture from the Holy Roman Emperor.