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On Luke 10:16 Invoked by a Pope or an Ecumenical Council

He that heareth you, heareth me; and he that despiseth you, despiseth me; and he that despiseth me, despiseth him that sent me. — Luke 10:16 (D-R) I am aware of these three instances: Vatican II, ...
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Pius XII denied beatification of "a very well known founder of a religious order"?

Sr. Pascalina Lehnert, Pope Pius XII's housekeeper and secretary, wrote in His Humble Servant ch. 11: One example was the beatification process of a very well known founder of a religious order. The ...
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Why did Pope Pius XII mention the soul of Mary?

In Munificentissimus Deus Pope Pius XII defined the dogma of the Immaculate Conception: By the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ, of the Blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, and by our own authority, ...
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What is the Catholic theological basis for the Munificentissimus Deus?

If you are looking for direct scriptural proof of this dogma, you will not find any. Mary’s Assumption was not explicitly recorded in Scripture. However, Pope Pius XII formally defined the dogma of ...
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Was the Assumption of Mary a belief in the early church?

Was the Assumption of Mary a belief in the early church? If so, where's the evidence? The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life is a defined dogma of the ...
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