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Doppelporträt mit Papst und Teufel
Doppelporträt mit Papst und Teufel
Doppelporträt mit Papst und Teufel
Religion / Caricature.

“Double Portrait of the Pope and Devil” (reverse image).

Painting, anonymous c. 1600.
Oil on wood, 30.5 × 23.5 × 5 cm.
Utrecht, Museum Catharijneconvent....
Emperor Henry IV in Canossa 1077
The Resurrection
Die Hochzeit der Katharina von Medici mit Heinrich, Herzog
Adoration of the Lamb
St. Peter’s Square with the triumph of the papacy
Allegory of the Papacy
The Gift of Constantine
Christus und die beiden Schächer am Kreuz
Sixtus IV
Master and Servant
The Burial of the Count of Orgáz
Papal Coronation
Allegory of a Brotherhood for the burial of the dead
Corpus Christi procession of Pope Pius IX on St. Peter’s Squ
Portrait of Pope Julius II
Gregory the Great
Adoration of the Lamb
Triumph of the Church
Banquet of Saint Gregory the Great
Saint Gregory the Great
Wider das Bapstum zu Rom vom Teuffel gestifft
The Papist Pyramid
Crowning of Charlemagne
Ego sum Papa
Les êtoupes brulées (…) / Le cou– ronnement du Pape
Innocentius der dritt
The Duke de Choiseul at St. Peter’s Square in Rome
Pope Martin V leaves Costnitz
Das sibenhabtig Pabstier (..) / Umb gelt ein sack vol ablas
Der Petersplatz in Rom während des päpstlichen Segens
The Cardinal Melchior de Polignac visits St. Peter
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Christianity - Papacy in Rome
The office of the Pope and the institution of papacy in the Roman Catholic Church can be traced back to the 4th century AD. The popes, who are also considered to be the successors of the Apostle Peter and earthly representatives of Jesus Christ, felt responsible for the salvation of all people. This inevitably resulted not only in fierce power struggles between secular and spiritual rulers, but also between religions.

The Pope will be elected for life in the conclave out of the eligible cardinals. He is the absolute monarch of the Vatican City State, where he holds the legislative, executive and judicial powers.