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16 news items

Truth-Out

Truth-Out
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 07:03:06 -0700

... Pope Nicholas V issued to King Alfonso V of Portugal the bull Romanus Pontifex, declaring war against all non-Christians throughout the world, and specifically sanctioning and promoting the conquest, colonization, and exploitation of non-Christian ...
 
Indian Country Today Media Network
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:09:56 -0700

In 1452, for example, Pope Nicholas V authorized King Alfonso V of Portugal to sail to Africa and to other non-Christian lands. The pope exhorted the Portuguese monarch “to invade, capture, vanquish, and subdue,” all “Saracens and pagans,” “to reduce ...

World Socialist Web Site

World Socialist Web Site
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 22:02:57 -0800

On December 6, 1865, Georgia became the 27th state to pass the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution, securing ratification of the measure that abolished once and for all the institution of chattel slavery in the US. Abraham Lincoln, who had ...

Atlanta Black Star

Atlanta Black Star
Sat, 28 Nov 2015 07:32:39 -0800

The Dum Diversas, which was issued by Pope Nicholas V in 1452, authorized King Alfonso V of Portugal to reduce any “Saracens (Muslims) and pagans and any other unbelievers” to perpetual slavery, paving the way for the West African slave trade.

The Missoulian

The Missoulian
Sat, 17 Oct 2015 06:01:03 -0700

... in 1452, Pope Nicholas V issued to King Alfonso V of Portugal the bull Romanus Pontifex, declaring war against all non-Christians throughout the world, and specifically sanctioning and promoting the conquest, colonization, and exploitation of non ...

Mintpress News

Mintpress News
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:29:01 -0700

As popes took up seats in Rome, accumulating vast amounts of wealth and artifacts from people around the world, the decree was issued in 1452 by Pope Nicholas V to King Alfonso V of Portugal, sanctioning the conquest, colonization and exploitation of ...
 
Indian Country Today Media Network.com
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 05:04:08 -0700

The Inter Caetera bull was in direct line with an earlier bull issued in 1452 by Pope Nicholas V to King Alfonso V of Portugal, which called upon the king, “to invade, search out, capture, vanquish, and subdue all Saracens and pagans, whatsoever, and ...
 
Indian Country Today Media Network.com
Tue, 14 Feb 2012 04:56:03 -0800

On January 19, a Menominee Indian seventh grader named Miranda Washinawatok was benched and suspended from a Catholic School in Shawano, Wisconsin, for speaking her Native Menominee language with two other girls from the Menominee ...
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