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  • The first decree (Decretum de fide et ecclesia) declared that the Catholic Church has no right to introduce new dogmas, but only to preserve in its original purity the faith once delivered by Christ to His apostles, and is infallible only so far as it conforms to Holy Scripture and true tradition; the Church, moreover is a purely spiritual body and has no authority in things secular.
  • Billot, S.J., De Ecclesia Christi (3 vols., Rome, 1898-1900); or G.
  • Wilmers, S.J., De Christi Ecclesia (Regensburg, 1897).
  • It was found that the government by Boule and Ecclesia did not mean popular control in the full sense; it meant government by the leisured classes, inasmuch as the industrious farmer or herdsman could not leave his work to give his vote at the Ecclesia, or do his duty as a councillor.
  • Metropolitan Church, or Ecclesia Ursiana, and baptistery adjoining .

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