A History of the Commencement and Progress of Catholicity in Australia, Up to the Year 1840

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F. Cunninghame & Company, 1886 - Australia - 243 pages
Appendix (p.[223]-243) contains a short essay on the Aborigines of Australia; Theories of origin; Comparison with Papuans; Degrading practices; Reprisals by settler; Religious beliefs; Catholic missions at Palmerston, Daly River, Brisbane, Derby, New Norcia, Burragorang; Other denominational missions; Government policy.
 

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Page 128 - And David said to all the congregation, Now bless the LORD your God. And all the congregation blessed the LORD God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads, and worshipped the LORD, and the king.
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Page 87 - The Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith : and yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another.
Page 87 - And yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another. Wherefore, although the Church be a witness and a keeper of holy Writ, yet, as it ought not to decree any thing against the same, so besides the same ought it not to enforce any thing to be believed for necessity of Salvation.
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Page 127 - ... homage to any creature whatsoever. It teaches that in this one God, there are three divine persons, perfectly distinct in personality, perfectly one in nature ; that the second Person descended from heaven, became man, and died upon a cross for the salvation of all mankind : that through his blood all may be saved, and that there is " no other name under heaven given to men, in which any one can
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Page 82 - Church has held, and does hold ; to whom it belongs to judge of the true sense and interpretation of the Scriptures. Neither will I ever take and interpret them otherwise than according to the unanimous consent of the Fathers.

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