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Did the pope ever commission Mercator to make a map?

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 ...
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Was St Peter a bishop of Rome?

"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 ...
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