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Joseph Mccabe Popes And Church

THE POPES AND THEIR CHURCH

A CANDID ACCOUNT

BY JOSEPH McCABE

(Author of “Twelve Years in a Monastery,” etc.)

PREFACE

SECTION I

THE HISTORY OF THE ROMAN CHURCH

I. THE ORIGIN OF THE PAPACY

II. EUROPE DECAYS AND THE POPES THRIVE

III. THE PAPACY IN THE DARK AGES

IV. THE PAPACY AT ITS HEIGHT

V. DOWN THE SLOPE

VI. THE PAPACY IN THE DEPTHS

VII. THE MODERN PHASE

SECTION II

THE CHURCH OF ROME TO-DAY

I. CATHOLIC SCHOLARSHIP

II. THE TEACHING OF THE CHURCH

III. THE CONFESSIONAL AND INDULGENCES

IV. CATHOLIC SERVICES

V. THE CATHOLIC ATMOSPHERE

VI. THE CATHOLIC CLERGY

VII. THE LOSSES OF THE CHURCH