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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 ...
 
San Francisco Bay View
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 15:48:09 -0700

It started on June 16, 1452, when the 208th Pope, Nicolas V, through the papal bull named Dum diversa, authorised King Alfonso V of Portugal to deport and enslave the people of Guinea (Africa) – the beginning of a long dark period for Africa. The ...
 
ThyBlackMan
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 08:06:40 -0700

(ThyBlackMan.com) If there were ever a human being who best embodied the words “What would Jesus do?” it would be Father Michael Pfleger out of Chicago. Father Pfleger has put it on the line for 30 years as the head of the St. Sabina Roman Catholic ...
 
AlterNet
Thu, 14 Jun 2007 06:41:15 -0700

The Dum Diversas, 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, thereby ushering in the West African slave trade. The Romanus ...
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