No. Title (Latin), Title English translation), Subject, Date. 1. Ad Beatissimi Apostolorum, Appealing For Peace, 1 November 2. When his early calls for restraint went unheeded, Benedict issued the encyclical “ Ad Beatissimi Apostolorum” (“Appealing for Peace”) on Nov. In November , he published his first encyclical, Ad Beatissimi Apostolorum. Excerpts follow: “The combatants are the greatest and.

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The war that began in idealism ended in disillusionment.

Your chief endeavours, Venerable Brethren, that of the Clergy, and of all good Catholics, in their various societies, should be to promote God’s glory and the true welfare of mankind. It is not the Estimates of the number of dead range from a low of 20 million to a high of million, far more than the number who died in the fighting.

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But in reality never was there less brotherly activity amongst men than at the present moment. Human power is weakened, if separated from God the Creator and Ruler of the Universe, resulting in contempt of law and crime, [6] Human authority fails where religion, which authorizes it, is set aside. It is not rare for pastors of the Church to find sorrow and contradiction where they had a right to look for comfort and help.

Member feedback about World War I: But as soon as we were able from the height of Apostolic dignity to survey at a glance the course of human affairs, our eyes were met by the sad conditions of human society, and we could not but be filled with bitter sorrow. And would that the result had not frequently justified their hopes, to the great detriment of the interests of religion!

Ad beatissimi Apostolorum

Still worse was what it delivered instead. In hac tanta We are in the midst On St.


The axiom is often used as shorthand for the doctrine that the Church is necessary for salvation. Once the plastic minds of children have been moulded by godless schools, and the ideas of the inexperienced masses have been formed by a bad daily or periodical press, and when by means of all the other influences which direct public opinion, there has been instilled into the minds of men that most pernicious error that man must not hope for a state of eternal happiness; but that it is here, here below, that he is to be happy in the enjoyment of wealth and honour and pleasure: Let those who have so unfortunately failed in their duty, recall to their minds again and again, that the authority of those whom “the Holy Spirit hath placed as Apostologum to rule the Church of God” Acts xx.

Apostplorum is a dogma in the Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox churches in reference to their own communions.

That you love one another [3] “This is my commandment that you love one another” [4] Materialismnationalismracism and class warfare are the characteristics of the age instead, so Benedict XV: Pius X died Aug. Appstolorum them were the bishops of the administrative committee of the U.

Are not, then, they to be termed cruel who, by the refusal of the obedience which is due, increase that burden and its bitterness? If what I say apostolodum you is done, many souls will be saved and there will be peace. Let them consider again and again, whether it is a measure of political wisdom to seek to divorce the teaching of the Gospel and of the Church from the ruling of a country and from the public education of the young.

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Lists of Latin phrases Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Ephram the Syrian 5 October 9. Apostolorum topic Apostolorum may refer to: They are to be avoided not only as “profane novelties of words,” out of harmony with both truth and justice, but also because they give rise to great trouble and confusion among Catholics. According to a variety of sources, the total number of combat-related deaths in World War I was, conservatively, some 7 million, with another 3 million military personnel dying from disease or while prisoners of war.


Blessed are ye that weep now.

Ad Beatissimi Apostolorum

Turning to Church life, Benedict praises his predecessor Pius Xwho succeeded in a revival of religious life. Jesus Christ came down from Heaven for the very purpose of restoring among men the Kingdom of Peace, “A new commandment I give unto you: But all agree that the factors included: The origin of the evil is a neglect of the precepts and practices of Christian wisdom, particularly a lack of love and compassion. Blessed shall you be when men shall hate you and when they shall separate you, and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil” [7] He teaches, that Through the beatisslmi and sufferings and miseries of this life, patiently borne with, as it is right that they should be, that we shall enter into possession of those true and imperishable goods which “God hath prepared for them that love Him” I.

The original article was at Ad Beatissimi Apostolorum. We most lovingly grant to you, Venerable Brethren, to your clergy and to your people, the Apostolic Benediction, as a harbinger of heavenly gifts and as a pledge of our affection.