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Roger De Hoveden The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.
page 487

christ to a distance from their territories. Moreover, the count of Toulouse, and the other more influential men of the province, in presence of all the people, gave assurance on oath, that from that time forward they would neither, for entreaty nor for money, support the heretics. Accordingly, the before-named cardinal wrote to all the sons of holy mother Church, to the following effect : The Letter of Feter, titular of Saint Clirysogonus, cardinal pried, and legate of tlie Apostolic See. " Peter, by the grace of God, titular of Saint Chrysogonus, cardinal priest, and legate of the Apostolic See, to all the sons of holy mother Church, who preserve.the Catholic and Apostolic faith, health in the Lord. The Apostle bears witness that as there is but one God, so is there known to be but one faith, from the soundness whereof no one can possibly without peril wander astray. The foundations thereof, than which no one can possibly lay any other, the Apostles and the Apostolic men their successors, have, by the inspiration and teaching of the Holy Ghost, so firmly and so circumspectly laid with sound doctrines, as though with natural stones, that neither the blasts of the roaring north wind, nor the engines of the impious, even with repeated assaults, can overthrow them, or in any way move them from the firmness of their position. Consequently, although in these days certain false brethren, namely, Raymond de Baimiac, and Bernard, the son of Raymond, and certain other heresiarchs, transforming themselves into angels of fights, whereas they are those of Satan, for some time past preaching what is contrary to the Christian and Apostolic faith, have, by then- poisonous doctrines, deceived the souls of many, and dragged them with themselves to perdition ; more recently, however, He who unveUs mysteries, and who gave His spirit to Daniel to confound the elders of Israel, having respect for the souls deceived by the guiles of the devil, has been unwilling that their perfidiousness should be any longer hidden, or that the purity of the Christian doctrines should by their preaching be corrupted ; and by His wonderful power, many hearing and seeing the same, has revealed the venom of their perfidiousness which had been previously concealed, to the increase and glory of the Christian faith. Por lately, the aforesaid Raymond and Bernard and others met our reverend brother

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