The Vicar of Christ

FROM: THOMAS WILLIAM M. MARSHALL, “The Vicar of Christ”
Protestant Journalism, No. XLVIII
London: Burns and Oates, 1874

And when they cannot entice men openly to rebel against the Vicar of Christ, they try to impair their loyalty, to substitute cold acquiescence for generous devotion, and the “respectful silence” of the Jansenist, or the secret reserves of the Gallican, for the filial confidence of the true son. The great triumph of Satan is to produce a “liberal Catholic.”

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