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Title: Papal Writings
Post by: Shin on March 07, 2012, 06:45:02 AM
The Books' List of Saints' Books has been updated.

There is now a separate section ( for writings of Popes and Saints entitled 'Popes and Saints'.

And added to this section are a number of encyclicals and other writings.

Currently there are new works from, Pope Bl. Pius IX, Pope St. Pius X, and Pope St. Gregory the Great.

Instructions and Notes are now on their own separate page.

Further revisions and updates should occur shortly, God providing.

Samples of the new material:

'For in truth, "The nations have raged and the peoples imagined vain things" (Ps. ii., 1.) against their Creator, so frequent is the cry of the enemies of God: "Depart from us" (Job. xxi., 14). And as might be expected we find extinguished among the majority of men all respect for the Eternal God, and no regard paid in the manifestations of public and private life to the Supreme Will -- nay, every effort and every artifice is used to destroy utterly the memory and the knowledge of God. 5. When all this is considered there is good reason to fear lest this great perversity may be as it were a foretaste, and perhaps the beginning of those evils which are reserved for the last days; and that there may be already in the world the "Son of Perdition" of whom the Apostle speaks (II. Thess. ii., 3). Such, in truth, is the audacity and the wrath employed everywhere in persecuting religion, in combating the dogmas of the faith, in brazen effort to uproot and destroy all relations between man and the Divinity!'

Pope St. Pius X - Encyclical - E Supremi - On the Restoration of All Things in Christ

'When the time was come, in which God determined to reward this his great patience: the pain of his body strook inwardly to his heart, which he feeling, and knowing as his last hour was not far off, called for all such strangers as lodged in his house, desiring them to sing hymns with him, for his last farewell and departure out of this life: and as he was himself singing with them, all on a sudden he cried out aloud, and bad them be silent, saying: "Do ye not hear the great and wonderful musick which is in heaven?" and so whiles he lay giving of ear within himself to that divine harmony, his holy soul departed this mortal life: at which time, all that were there present felt a most pleasant and fragrant smell, whereby they perceived how true it was that Servulus said.'

Pope St. Gregory the Great - Dialogues