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ENGLAND VERSUS ROME

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Hilnur Welter.

ENGLAND VERSUS ROME

A BRIEF HAND-BOOK

OF THE

ROMAN CATHOLIC CONTROVERSY

For the use of Members of the English Church

BY

HENRY BARCLAY SWETE MA

FELLOW OF GONVILLE AND CAIUS COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE

απ' αρχής δε ου γέγονεν ούτως

RIVINGTONS
London Oxford and Cambridge

1868

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She mourns that tender bearts should bend

Before a meaner shrine,
And upon Saint or Angel spend
The lobe that should be Thine."

( 686
RC

Swete

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NOTICE.

The following pages lay no claim to originality. Their aim is to set before the non-theological reader a succinct account, historical and doctrinal, of the points at issue between the Churches of England and Rome. The views of both Churches have been expressed in the language of their own authoritative documents. Existing practices and current opinions are cited only so far as they serve to illustrate principles, or flow directly from them.

With the tenets of Protestant bodies external to the English Church this little book has no

It is an attempt to assert the Anglican position, and that alone.

Larger works of recognised merit have been freely used, but it has not been thought neces

concern.

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