Tag Archives: Stephen I of Rome

#316 – A History Of The Catholic Church – The Bishop of Bishops

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The conflict between Stephen and Cyprian comes close to causing a split between Carthage and Rome over the power and authority of the bishop of Rome. Emperor Valerian prepares another Empire-wide persecution of Christians.

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Image: Bishop Stephen I of Rome

Material related to the conflict between Stephen and Cyprian

Cyprian and the Episcopal Synod of Late 254 by Geoffrey D. Dunn

On the different versions of Cyprian’s Unity of the Church

Fr. Seraphim’s Christmas Wish List at Amazon

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#315 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Bishop of Bishops

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#315 – A History of the Catholic Church – One Must Have The Church For His Mother

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The problem of dealing with those who had fallen away from the Church during the Decian Persecutions will greatly affect the Church in Rome and lead to the Novatianist Schism. But that won’t be the only problem as Carthage and Rome come into conflict and Bishop Stephen I of Rome claims power over the Church.

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Image: Relics of Cyprian and Cornelius by ACBahn

Information on Novatian

Letters of Cornelius on Novatian

Letters between Cornelius and Cyprian on Novatian

Large searchable map of Roman Empire and surrounding areas

Fr. Seraphim’s Christmas Wish List at Amazon

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#314 – A History of the Catholic Church – One Must Have The Church For His Mother