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No, he couldn't have been. He was born in 1936 and Black Sabbath was most famous in his 40's (1970's). In the picture he is wearing a cassock, which clearly does not normally have Black Sabbath images printed on top, and he's clearly in his late 20's or early 30's. In particular, the poster depicted as the t-shirt image shows the Master of Reality ...


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No, it was not commissioned by the Pope, but patronised by Lord Wilhelm Duke of Juillers. The 1569 world map in question has a legend in Latin which has been translated as TO THE MOST ILLUSTRIOUS AND CLEMENT PRINCE AND LORD WILHELM DUKE OF JUILLERS, OF CLEVES AND OF MONT, COUNT OF THE MARCHES AND OF RAVENSBURG, LORD OF RAVENSTEIN, this work, commenced and ...


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One of the best sources on the history of the early Catholic Church is John W. O’Malley, S.J., Church historian, Catholic priest, university professor in the theology department of Georgetown University and author of A History of the Popes. In referring to his book, we must remember that O’Malley is a priest and therefore can not directly contradict ...


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Referring to Roger Pearse, this quote was sourced from a satirical work of John Bale which was written with a "historical" format entitled 'The Pageant of Popes'. The earliest known source of this statement is actually a polemical work by the Protestant John Bale, the anti-Catholic Acta Romanorum Pontificum, which was first translated from Latin into ...


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"What evidence is there that Peter was a bishop in Rome?" This question will always haunt many and will remain a bone of contention between those who believe he was and those who do not believe, as well as to what evidence one is willing to accept on this subject. The only Biblical information we have that St. Peter might have been in Rome is the cryptic ...


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Someone has "An image from 1966 of the Argentine seminarian Jorge Mario Bergoglio in the El Salvador School, where he taught literature and psychology in Buenos Aires." and then says that was way before Black Sabbath was formed. So to elaborate: A search on the internet shows that original photo three times tagged with the date 1966. (I've listed all three ...


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