Is this document real? The Bull "Decet Romanum"


#1

Hello,

I linked to this document in [thread=79336]another thread[/thread]. I realized that the document was something I just found on the web and I didn’t know if it was real or not. I quickly deleted the post until I could verify it. I still have only been able to find it one place on the internet so I still don’t know if it is real or translated accurately.

Does anyone know if this is real?

[left]The Bull ‘Decet Romanum’: the Condemnation and Excommunication of Martin Luther, the Heretic, and his Followers, January 1521.[/left]

The Bull “Decet Romanum”

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Preamble

Through the power given him from God, the Roman Pontiff has been appointed to administer spiritual and temporal punishments as each case severally deserves…

Thanks,


#2

Actually, it appears that “decet romanum” dealt with papal councils, at least according to New Advent and the Catholic Encyclopedia. The bull of excommunication for Luther apparently was “Exsurge Domine”.


#3

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