PIUS IX 1846-1878

“Syllabus,” or Collection of Modern Errors *

[Excerpted from various Allocutions, Encyclicals, Epistles of PIUS IX, together with (the above quoted) Bull, “Quanta cure,” edited Dec. 8, 1864]


Comprising the particular errors of our age, which are noted in consistorial Allocutions, in Encyclical and other Apostolic Letters of His Holiness, our Lord Pope Pius IX *

Sec. IV. Socialism, Communism, Secret Societies, Biblical Societies, Clerico-liberal Societies


1718a Evils of this sort have been reproved often and in very severe words in the Encyclical Letter, “Qui Pluribus,” Nov. 9, 1846 (1); in the Allocution, “Quibus quantisque,” Apr. 20,1849 (4); in the Encyclical Epistle, “Nostis et Nobiscum,” Dec. 8, 1849 (5); in the Allocution, “Singular quadam,” Dec. 9, 1854 13. in the Encyclical Epistle, “Quanto conficiamur moerore,” Aug. IO, 1863 (28).

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