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Leo the Great

Leo: the Rock

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Leo: the Rock

This final part of my short essay argues that recent scholarship supports Newman's reading of the evidence - and Catholic tradition.

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St Leo the Great

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St Leo the Great

Thus far, the blog has confined itself to Newman's own writings. Here I offer the first of a short series which updates our understanding of Pope St Leo's role in the formulation of the Petrine claims. They will, I hope, help to fix what Newman meant by the developing understanding of doctrine.

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