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Columbus' Great Love for His City of Genoa in Last Will
"I command the said Don Diego (his son), or whoever shall possess the said mayorazgo (his estate), that he labor and strive always for the honor, and welfare, and increase of the city of Genoa, and employ all his abilities and means in defending and augmenting the welfare and honor of her republic, in all matters which are not contrary to the service of the church of God, and the state of the king and queen our sovereigns, and their successors."
Christopher Columbus's Last Testament, extracted from, "The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus", p. 284

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Papal Restoration Staff Member | Reply 10.03.2017 23.47

"By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly
arrive at his chosen goal or destination." -Christopher Columbus of Genoa, Italy

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13.06 | 18:08

Regularized... meaning he was removed of any censor for receiving ordination outside of the Catholic Church, and was formally approved by the Pope (Gregory XVII) to offer Catholic (True) Sacraments, for the Church. (He received canonical mission.)

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12.06 | 02:51

what is meant by regularized? If you were ordained in the Tridentine Rite that
should be good enough and certainly valid. Why regularized?
DL

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10.06 | 09:57

Read the book "Life of St. Margaret Queen of Scotland", posted here, whose holy feast day it is today!

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07.06 | 10:20

Wow, there was a precedent to our situation . . . thank you for this link.

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