Tag Archives: Pope Felix III

#475 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Schism Continues

As the conflict between East and West over the Henotikon continues, Pope Felix III needs to deal with Nicenes in North Africa abandoning the faith and the Ostrogoths invading Italy. We also look at the theology of Philoxenus of Mabbug.

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Photo of coin of Theodoric the Great

Information on Philoxenus of Mabbug

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#475 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Schism Continues

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#474 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Acacian Schism

Zeno’s Henotikon succeeds in establishing a tenuous religious peace in the East but provokes schism with Pope Felix III over its apparent failure to defend the Council of Chalcedon and Acacius’ unwillingness to recognize Felix’s claims of Petrine Authority

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Photo of coin of Emperor Zeno by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.

Christopher Haas. “Patriarch and People: Peter Mongus of Alexandria and Episcopal Leadership in the Late Fifth Century.” Journal of Early Christian Studies 1, no. 3 (1993): 297-316

Rafał Kosiński, Peter the Fuller, Patriarch of Antioch

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#474 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Acacian Schism

#472 – A History of the Catholic Church – Barbarian Domination

In the West, the Fall of Roman power in the West meant the domination of Arians in the Kingdom of the Vandals of North Africa, the Kingdom of the Visigoths in Hispania and Gaul and the Kingdom of Odoacer in Italy.
In North Africa, the Nicene Romans experienced severe persecution. In Italy, there was relative religious tolerance.
In Rome, political separation meant greater freedom from the Emperor far away in Constantinople.

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Photo of statue of Saint Eugenius by Giovanni Dall’Orto

Map of Europe in 480

Christopher J. Nofziger, Reign of heretics: Arianism and political power in the Vandal and Ostrogothic kingdoms

Fr. Seraphim’s Christmas Wish List

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#472 – A History of the Catholic Church – Barbarian Domination