The American. (Omaha, Nebraska) 1891-1899, September 27, 1895, Page 7, Image 7

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The A. P. A. Principle With the Canon
w and Several Oaths of the Ro
man Catholic Church,
ae Tom Judge for Yourself Which Have tht
True Spirit of tnwKUiini in Thm, lh
A. P. A. F.-inclpl or the,cl
Obligations Taken by Romt'i
Minion .
A. P. A. Print ihl.-s.
The folloelng are the declaration of prtn
1'.t adopted, by the Matioual Council of
sis A P. A. at U-Moiuc:
loyalty to tru Americanism, ahl.h
aowg neither birth, place, race, cwl, nor
f imj, la the first requirement for tieinln r
SIJ In the American Protective Association
"The American 1'rotective Association Is
tt a political party, and doc not control
iae political affiliations of Its but
t teaches them to be Intensely active in the
(ischargeof their political duties in or out
f party lines, because it believes tliat all
sroblenis confronting our people will be
bound aolld by a conscientious discharge of
toe duties of citizenship by every Individual.
"While tolerant of all creeds. It hulas tha.
subjection and support to any political power
ot controlled by American citizens, and
which claims equal If not greater sovereignly
til an the government of the United Slate, Is
Irreconcilable with American citizenship. It
la, therefore, opposed to the holding of oftlces
In state or national gorernmeat by any sub
ject or supporter ot such ecclesiastical
"We uphold the constitution of the United
tates of America, and no p ril n of It more
than lis guarantee ot religious liberty, but
we bold this religious liberty to be guaran
"w to the Individual, and not to mean that
uder Its piotect!on any un-American eccles
iastical power can claim any absolute con
trol over the education of children, growing
up under tbe stars and stripes.
"We consider the non-sectarl-n free public
school the bulwark of American Institutions,
tie best place for the education of American
Children. To keep them such, we protest
against the employment of subjects of any
en-American ecclesiastical power as officers
t teachers of our public schools.
"We condemn the support out of the pub
lic treasury by direct appropriation or by
Contract of any sectarian school, reform
atory or other Institution not owned and
Controlled by public authority.
"Believing that exemption from taxation
( equivalent to a grant of public funds, we
C emand that no real or personal property be
exempt from taxation, the title to which Is
aot vested In the national or state govern
ments, or In any of their sub-dlvlslons.
"We protest against the enlistment In the
Cnlted States army, navy, or the militia ot
any state, of any person not an actual citizen
Ot the United States.
"We demand for the protection of our cltl
een laborers the prohibition ot the Importa
tion ot pauper labor, and the restriction of
all Immigration to persons who cannot show
elr ability and honest intention to become
4lf-8upportlng Amerl an citizens.
"We demand the change of the naturaliza
tion laws by a repeal of the act authorizing
the naturalization of minors, without a pre
vious declarat'on of intention, and by pro
Tiding that no alien shall be naturalized or
permitted to vote In any state In the union
Who cannot speak the language ot the land,
and who cannot prove jeven years' consecu
tive residence In this country from the date
Iff his declaration of his Intention.
"We protest against the gross negligence
and laxity with which the judiciary of our
land administer the present naturalization
ews, and against the practice of naturaliz
tag aliens at the expense of committees or
andldatcs as the moi.t prolific source of the
resent prostitution of American citizenship
te the basest uses.
"We demand that all hospitals, asylums,
reformatories, or other Instil atlons In whlcn
aseple are under restraint, be at all times
subject to public Inspection, wheher they
re maintained by tbe public or b private
orporatlons or individuals,
"We demand that all national r state
legislation affecting financial, coma, rcial or
industrial interests be general in cl iracter
aad in no Instance in favor of any ose sec
tion of the country, or any one class ot the
Cannon Law.
L The constitutions of princes are not
superior, but subordinate to ecclesiastical
5. The laws of the emperor cannot dis
solve the ecclesiastical or canen laws.
I. It is not lawful for an emperor to exact
anything opposed to the apostolic rules.
I. It is not lawful for kings to usurp the
things that belong to priests.
B. No custom of anyone can thwart the
statutes of the popes.
6. Let no resistance be offered to the
apostolle (canon) precepts, but let them be
alutlferiously fulfilled.
7 The yoke Imposed by the holy see Is to
he borne, though it appear intolerable and
t. The pontiff can neither be loosed no
bound by the secular power.
t. That the Pontiff was called God by the
pious Prince Constantino, and that as god he
Cannot be judged as man.
10, That as god he Is tar above the reach
f all human law and Judgment.
II. That all laws contrary to the canons
and decrees of the Roman prelates are of no
12. That all of the ordinances of the pope
are unhesitatingly to be obeyed.
13. We ought not even to speak to one
whom the pope has ex -communicated.
U. Priests are fathers and masters, even
f princes.
15. The civil law is derived from man, but
the ecclesiastical or canon law is derived
lrectly from God, by which the pontiff can,
In connection with his prelates, make con
Itltutlons for the whole christian world, In
natters spiritual, concerning the salvation
f souls, and the right government of the
Church; and It necessary Judge and dispose
yt all the temporal goods of all christians.
IS. A heretic, holding or teaching false
loctrlne concerning the sacraments, is ex
Dommunlcated and degraded, and handed
ever to the secular court.
17. Secular princes unwilling to swear to
efend the church against heretics are ex
tommunlcated, and they are laid under an
18. The goods of heretics are to be con
lacated and applied to the church.
19. Advocates or notaries, fvotiug here
tics, or their defenders, or pleading for them
a law suits, or writing documents for them,
sre Infamous and suspended from office.
MX The secular powers, whether perm ab
sent or temporary, are bound to sweat that
they will exterminate, according to their
power, all heretics condemned by the church 1
aad a temporal lord not purging his land of
eerehtoa, la ex-communicated.
U. Those signed with the cross tor the ex-
termination of ben-tire, rejoice la lb privi
lege granted to to tbe crusaders for tbe eIf
ot th holy I nd.
Tto y ar atMolrwl from all obligations
eho are la anvwlse bound t newtics.
I :l Whoever dies In battle against the
j un'k-Ih 1 nij.-. ui.-rii.iim kingdom of hca
H We do not e.'cvm tli.i hamlclcee to
'mil It may bapprued la their seal for
' ir luoiLi'r eu ;rcu galil the ei-commu-nicausl,
to kill some of them
I Ji. That Cuhoiic Prince are bound, both
uy civil ana o.muuioh uo. 10 receive or
tub-rate hreii,! an 1 much more are not to
permit their riles, or other eierctae Of their
relights, or rather, thir fale sect, but are
tuiKit olemuly bound every where, to repel
and expel thetu,
H The following temporal punishments
are to be enforced on heretic: 11 lnfn.v.
I and the conxumt dUjuahli.ailous for alt
civil acts. :ud-lnitablllty, as well active
a passive tbat is, they ran neither make
nor will Inherit what Is left to theiu by
others). 3rd Loss of pat.-rnal power over
children, tb-Loss of dowry, and other
privileges granted to women 5lh Confisca
tion of all goods. 6lh"Thal vassals and
; slaves and others are free from all, even
'sworn obligations due to their lord or an
other. 7th Capital corporal punishment,
especially death, and perpetual Imprison-
; nient.
127 The canon law forbids all toleration.
38 That metropolitans and bishops are to
ex-oommunlcate him who grants liberty of
' conscience.
29. No oath is to be kept toward heretic
princes, lords or others.
10 Heretic are to be deprived of all civil
and paternal rights.
21. Tbe pope can absolve from all oaths.
32 Every bishop la ordinary Judge la a
cause of heresy. The reason Is because tbe
bishops can ei-ofllelo, and ought to extirpate
heretics, and Inflict upon them the due pun
ishments, and to this are bound on pain of
deposition. Besides, are tbe Inquisitors es
pecially deputed by the apostolic soe.
Every bishop in his diocese is thought to be,
and In reality Is, a natural Inquisitor, (liter
ally born Inquisitor), so as to have the same
power with those already mentioned In a
cause of heresy.
Si In every promissory eath, although
absolutely taken, there are certain condi
tions tacitly understood, amongst which are:
1st If I can; 2nd To save the right and
authority of a superior) 3rd When the oath
supposes the honor of the apostolic see to be
S That the council of Trent, (the last and
great authority of Home), decrees and com
mands that the sacred caucus and all gen
eral councils, also tbe other apostolic enact
ments issued In favor of ecclesiastical per
sons of ecclesiastical lllterty, and against its
violators, allot which by this present decree
it renews, and must be exactly observed
Cardinal' Oath.
-.cardinal of the Holy Itomun
church, do promise and swear that, from this
time to the end of my lite, I will be faithful
and obedient unto St. Peter, the holy apos
tolic Itoiuan church, and our most holy lord,
the pope of Rome, and his successors, canon
ically and lawfully elected: that I will give
no advice, consent or assistance against the
pontifical majesty and person; that I will
never knowingly and advisedly, to their In
Jury or disgrace, make public the councils
entrusted to me by themselves, or by mes
sengers or letters; also that I will give them
any assistance In retaining, defending and
recovering the Roman papacy and the regalia
of Peter, with all my might and endeavor, so
far as tbe rights and privileges or my order
will allow it, and will defend them against
all their honor and state, and I will direct
and defend, with due form and honor, tbe
legates and nuncios of the apostolic see. In
tbe territories, churches, monasteries and
other benefices committed to my keeping;
and I will cordially co-operate with them
and treat them with honor In their coming,
abiding and returning, and that I will resist
unto blood all persons whatsoever who shall
attempt anything against them. That 1 will,
by every way and by every means strive to
preserve, augment and advance tbe rights,
honors, privileges, the authority of the Holy
Roman bishop, our lord the pope and his
before mentioned successors, and that, at
whatever time anything shall be decided to
their prejudice, which Is out of my power to
hinder, as soon as I shall know that any
steps or measures have been taken In the
matter, I will make it known to the same,
our lord or his successors, or some other per
son by whose means it may be brought to
their knowledge. That I will keep and carry
out and cause others to keep and carry out
the rules of the holy father, the decrees,
ordinances, dispensations, reservations, pro
visions, apostolic mandates and constitu
tions of the Holy Father Sextus, of happy
memory, as to visiting the thresholds of the
apostles at certain prescribed times, accord
ing to the tenor of that which I have just
read through. That I will seek out and op
pose, persecute and fight (omnl conatu per
secuturum et lmpugnaturum) against here
tics or schismatics who oppose out lord, the
pope of Rome, and his before-mentioned suc
cessors, and this I will do with every possible
t (Signature) then sent tc the pope.
Bishop's Oath.
"I, , elect of the
dieccse, from henceforward will be
faithful and obedient to St. Peter the Apostle
and to the Holy Roman church, and to our
lord, the holy pope of Rome, and to his suc
cessors, canonical ly entering, I will neither
advise, consent nor do anything that they
may lose life or member, or that their per
sons may be seized, or hands In anywise laid
upon them, or any injuries offered to them,
under any pretence whatsoever. The coun
sel with which they shall Intrust me by them
selves, their messengers or letters, I will not
knowingly reveal to any, to their prejudice,
I will help them to defend and keep the Ro
man papacy and the royalties of St. Peter
against all men. The legate of the apostolic
see, going and coming, I will honorably treat
and help In his necessities. The rights,
honors, privileges and authority of the Holy
Roman church of our lord, the pope, and his
aforesaid successors, I will endeavor to pre
serve, defend, increase and advance. I will
not be In any counsel, action or treaty, In
which shall be plotted against our said lord
and Roman church, anything to the hurt or
prejudice of their persons, rights honor, state
or power, and, if I shall know any such thing
to be treated or agitated by any whatsover,
I will hinder it to my utmost, and as soon as
I can, I will signify It to our lord. The ordi
nance and mandates of the pope, 1 will ob
serve with all my might and cause to be ob
served by others.
"Heretics, schismatics and rebels to our
said lord or his successors, I will to my v"
most persecute and oppose,
"Ueretlcos, schlsmatlcos et re belles eldem
Domino nostro vel successorlbus predlctls
pro posse persequar et oppugns bo,"
"I will come to a council whet, 'am called,
I will visit the threshold of the apostles
every three years and give an accountof our
lord of all my pastoral office and of the
things belonging to my diocese, to the dis
cipline ot my cwrf y and pmtd. I will In
like niaaiu-r humbly nx-vive and dlllgvQily
ntvut the apatiltc commands. If I am
detained by a lawful Impediment, 1 will per
form the afonaid by a member of my chap
ter or a priest of my diocese, fully Instructed
la all things above mentioned. Tbe l.w.
alone belonging to my table. I will neither
sell uur otherwise alienate without cou.ult
log the Roman pouiitT. 80 b' w9 Uod and
these holy gospel of God "
Sent to tbe Uouiish Manager.
Print's Oath.
-, now In the prvenc of
Almighty Cod. the ldcv-l Virgin Mary, the
blessed Michael the Archangel, the blekMtl
St. John the ll.kptUt.tlio Holy ApoMilc St.
IVu-r and St. Paul and the rUluia and the
Sacred Host of Heaven, and to you. my lord.
I do lip 'l.iW from tny bo rt, without mcnul
reservation that the pope is Christ's vlcar
general and is the true and only head of the
universal church throughout the rartb, and
that, by virtue of the keys ot binding and
lousing given to hi holiness by Jesus Christ
he has power to dcpe heretical kings.
princes, states, commonwealth and govern
ments, all being Illegal without bis sacred
confirmation, and that they may safely be
destroyed. Therefore to the utmost ot my
power, I wilt defend this doctrine and his
holiness' rights and customs against all
usurpers of the Protestant authority what
soever, especially against the now pretended
authority and church In England and all ad
herens. In regard that they be usurpal and
heretical, opposlug the sacred mother of the
church of Rome,
"I do denounce and disown any allegiance
as due to any Protestant king, prince or
state or obedience to any of their inferior
officer. I do further declare the doctrine of
the church of England, of the Calvlulsu,
Huguenots and other Protestants, to be
damnable and those to be damned who will
not forsake the same.
"1 do further declare that 1 will help, assist
and advise all or any of his holiness' agents
In any place wherever I shall be, and to do
my utmost to extirpate t te Protestant doc
trine and to destroy all their pretended
power, regal or otherwise. I do further prom
ise and declare that, notwithstanding I mar
be permitted by dispensation to assume any
heretical religion (Protestant denominations)
tor the propagation of the mother church's
Interest, to keep secret and private ail her
agents' counsels as they entrust me, and not
to divulge, directly or Indirectly, by word,
writing or circumstances whatsoever, but to
execute all which shall be proposed, given In
charge or discovered unto me by you, my
most reverend lord and bishop.
"AH of which I, , do swear by the
blessed Trinity and blessed Sacrament
which 1 am about to receive, to perform on
my part to keep Inviolably, and do call on
all the Heavenly and Glorious Host ot
Heaven to witness my real intentions to
keep this my oath.
"In testimony whereof I take this most
holy and blessed Sacrament of the Eucharist,
and witness the sume further with my con
secrated band, in the presence ot my holy
bishop and all the priests who assist him In
my ordination to the priesthood."
Extreme Oath of the Jesuit.
I, , now in the presence of
Almighty God, the blessed Virgin Mary, the
blessed Michael the archangel, the blessed
St. John the Baptist, the holy Apostles St.
Peter and St. Paul and the saints and sacred
host of heaven, and to you my ghostly father,
the superior general of tbe society of Jesus,
founded by Saint Ignatus Loyola In the pon
t mention of Paul tbe Third, and continued
to the present, do, by the womb of the virgin,
the matrix of God, and the rod of Jesus
Christ declare and swear that his holiness,
the pope, Is Christ's vlce-gerent, and 1b the
true and only bead of the Catholic or uni
versal church throughout the earth; and
that by virtue of the keys of binding and
loosing given to his holiness by my Savior,
Jesus Christ, he hath power to depose her
etical kings, princes, states, commonwealths
and governments, all being Illegal without
his sacred confirmation, and they may be
safely destroyed. Therefore, to the utmost of
my power, I will defend this doctrine and bis
holiness' right and custom against all
usurpers of the heretical or Protestant
authority whatsoever, especially the Luth
eran church of Germany. Holland, Denmark,
Sweden and Norway, and the now pretended
authorities and churches of England and
Scotland, and branches of the same now
established In Ireland, and on t he continent
of America, and elsewhere, and all adherents
In regard t hat they be usurped and heretical,
opposing the sacred church of Rome.
I do now denounce and disown any alleg
iance as due to any heretical king, prince or
state named Protestant or Liberals or
obedience to any of their laws, magistrate
or officers.
I do further declare that the doctrine of
tbe churches of England and Scotland, of
the Calvlnlsts, Huguenots and others of the
name of Protestant or Liberals, to be dam
eable, and they themselves to be damned
who will not forsake the same.
I do further decH 9 that I will help, assist
and advise all or any of his holiness' agents,
in any place wherever I shall be, In Switzer
land, Germany, Holland, Denmark, Sweden,
Notway, England, Iceland or America, or In
any other kingdom or territory, I shall come
to, and do my utmost to extirpate the hereti
cal Protestant or Liberal doctrines, and to
destroy all their pretended powers, legal or
I do further promise and declare that, not
withstanding I am dispensed with to assume
any religion heretical tor the propagation ot
the mother church's Interest, to keep secret
and private all her agents' councils from
time to time, as they entrust me, and not to
divulge, directly or Indirectly, by word,
writing or circumstances whatever, but to
execute all that shall be proposed, given in
charge, or discovered unto me, by you or my
ghostly father, or any of this sacred con
I do further promise and declare that I will
have no opinion or will of my own or any
mental reservation whatsoever, even as a
corpse or cadaver (perlnde ac cadaver), but
ill unhesitatingly obey each and every
command that I may receive from my super
iors in the militia of tbe pope and of Jesus
That I will go to any part of the world
whithersoever I may be sent, to the frozen
regions of the north, the burning sands ot
the desert of Africa, or the pingles of India,
to the centers of civilization of Europe, or to
the wild haunts of the barbarous savages of
America, without murmuring or repining
and will be submissive In all things whatso
ever, communicated to me.
I do furthermore promise and declare that
I will, when opportunity presents, make and
wage relentless war, secretly or openly,
against all heretics, Protestants and Libet als
as I am directed to do, to extirpate them
from the face of the whole earth, and that
I will spare neither age, sex or condition, and
that I will hang, burn, waste, boil, flay,
strangle and bury alive those Infamous
heretlcsi rip up the stomachs and wombs ot
ttbelr women and crush their Infants' heads
against the walla la order to annihilate their
itv-ratil race. That when the same renac
be done openly. I will v.-ret 1 7 uaethe po'e
octotMcup, the strangulating cord, lh mi
of the polnard. or the leaden bullet, rrri.
lew of the bouor, rank, dignity or authority
of tbe penam or persons, whatever may te
their rood it ion la life, either public or priv
ate, as I at any ttiue may be directed so te
do by any agent of the wipe or superior of
the brtherh,kd of tbe holy father, of Vi
society of Jesus.
la confirmation of wht -h I hereby dedicate
my life, my soul and all corporal power. i 3
with thladagger which I now receive. I w'.il
uWrllie my name, written In my blood te
tilinony thereof; end should I prove faint
or weaken In my determination, may my
brethren and fellow noldlersnf the militia ot
the pope cut off my hands and my feet, an.1
my throat from ear to ear, my belly opened
and sulphur burned therein, with' all its
punishment that can be Inflicted ux.n me o
earth and my soul le tortured by demon te
an eternal bell forever.
All of which 1 .do sweart
the blessed trinity, and hlced (acrauiei t
which 1 am now to receive, to perform, ani
on my part to keep Inviolably 1 and do rail
all tbe heavenly and glorious host of heave
to witness these, my real lulentlon. to keej
this my oath.
In testimony hereof I take this most holy
and blessed sacrament of the eucharist. and
witness the same further, with my name
written with the point of this dagger, dipped
In my own blood, and seal In the face of thlr
holy convent
(lie receive the wafer from the superloa
and writes hi name with the point of hie
dagger, dipped In hi own blood, taken frui
over the heart
The Fenian's Oath.
"I swear by almighty God, by all In heaveo
and earth, by the holy prayer-book of my
boly church, by the blessed Virgin Mary
mother of God, by her sorrow and grief at the
croa. by her tear and walling, by tbe boly
apostle St. Peter and Paul, by tbe glorious
apostle of Ireland St. Patrick by the
blessed and holy church of all ages, by the
boly national martyrs, to light upon the
Irish soli, to tight for the Independence ot
Ireland to tight until I die, wading in the
red gore of the Sassenach (Protestant) for
the glorious cause of nationality) to fight
until not a single vestl-, track or footstep,
la left to tell that the holy soil of Ireland
was ever trodden by the Sassenach tyrants
and murderers; and, morover, when the
Protestant robbers anu uruiee in Ireland
hall be murdered and driven Into the sea
like the awlne our Lord Jesus Christ caused
to be drowned, then we shall embark for,
and take England, and root out every ves
tige of the accursed blood of the beretto
adulterer, Henry VIII.. and possess our
selves of the beasts who have so long kept
our Island of saints Old Ireland in the
chain of bondage, driven us from her shores,
exiles Into foreign lanas. I will wade in the
blood of Orangemen and heretics (Protect
ant) who do not Join us and become our
Scotland too, having given aid and succor
to the beast, we shall live in her gore. We
shall ot give up until we have restored our
holy faith all over the British Isles.
To all of thla I sincerely and conscien
tiously swear with my eyes blinded, not
knowing who to me administers this oath
Oath of the Clau-na-Uat l.
The following is the oath taken bw
the members of that famous Romish
Catholic society:
"I (name in full) do solemnly swear in tie
presence of Almighty God, that I will laboi
while life Is left in me to establish and de
fend a republican form of government In
Ireland; that 1 will keep secret the names
and everything connected with tbe Irish
brotherhood from all not entitled to know
such secrets; that I will obey and comply
with the const itution and laws of the same,
that I will preserve the funds of this
order for the cause of Irish revolution alone
as specified in the constitution; that 1 will
deem It my special duty and mission to
promote and foster sentiments of union.
brotherly love, nationality, among all
Irish. I take this obligation without any
mental reservation, hold ing the same forever
binding upon me, and that any violation
thereof, or desertion of my duty to the
brotherhood is Infamous, and merits the
severest punishment, so help me God."
This oath the candidate is abjured to
keep at the hazzard of his life. It was
printed in the Chicago Inter Ocean and
was sworn to be correct at the Cronln
trial. It was reported by said paper
November 17, 1894. Priests and bishops
act as chaplains for this boly (?) order.
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Ilartholdl's Rtalne of Liberty, the White
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