Print

Print


Pope Innocent IV did his commentary on the Decretals as a private person, 
so this is not unknown for a pope before Boniface.
Tom Izbicki

At 09:17 AM 11/15/2000 +0000, you wrote:
>Dear All
>
>When Boniface VIII was acting as intermediary between the kings of England
>and France in 1298, he declared that he was acting not as Pope but in a
>private capacity.  Can anyone throw any light on what lay behind this
>decision?
>
>Thanks




%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%