April 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Paradise and Utopia

Papal Supremacy and the Parting of the Ways

In an anecdotal introduction to his new reflection, Fr. John Strickland tells the story of the fall of Constantinople to the western crusaders in 1204, showing how this event, inspired in part by new claims of papal supremacy, resulted in the permanent separation of eastern and western Christendom.

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