His constitution of the 1st of March 1519 condemned the king of Spain's claim to refuse the publication of papal bulls.
touching benefices, tithes and papal bulls showed her determination to be supreme in her own territory.
The papal bulls of confirmation were dated February and March 1 533, and the consecration took place on the 30th March.
But though this defensive zeal led to active persecution, still in theory Judaism was a tolerated religion wherever the Church had sway, and many papal bulls of a friendly character were issued throughout the middle ages (Scherer, p. 32 seq.).
The papal bulls granting the use of mitres before the nth century are all forgeries (Liturgische Gewandung, 431-448).