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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).
  • I fear that America is already ruled by a plutocracy devoted to pro ecclesia et commercia.
  • REGIONAL DELIGHTS Eccles Cake Eccles, near Manchester, derives its name from the Greek word ecclesia, which means an assembly.

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