Ecclesia militans

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(‘the church militant’)

The expression, traditionally ascribed to Pope Clement V, who used it in his letter to King Philip IV in 1311, indicates all living Christians. The term militans ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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