By Diogenes ( articles ) | Apr 30, 2004
Today's is the Feast of the Patron of Nuanced and Mutually Enriching Church-State Relations.
We do out of the fullness of our apostolic power declare the foresaid Elizabeth to be a heretic and favourer of heretics, and her adherents in the matters aforesaid to have incurred the sentence of excommunication and to be cut off from the unity of the body of Christ.
-- Pope (St.) Pius V, Bull of 27 April 1570
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