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For Charlemagne's feelings about being crowned emperor, I quote from The Civilization of the Middle Ages by Norman F Cantor, chapter six "The Making of Carolingian Kingship": On Christmas day, 800, as Charlemagne rose from prayer before the tomb of St. Peter, Pope Leo suddenly placed the crown on the king's head, and the well-rehearsed Roman clergy ...


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Such a marriage would be Inter-denominational. The Catholic Church has long viewed marriage with people it calls heretics as illicit without a Bishop's dispensation, as promulgated by the Pio-Benedictine Code of 1917. Prior to this date there was some regional variation and in interpretation and practice, which the Pio-Benedictine Code harmonized. So my ...



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