Pope Paul IV advocates the deposition of all sovereigns who support heresy

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Pope Paul IV issues the bull Cum Ex Apostolatus, which recommends and endorses the deposition of any sovereign who supports heresy. This includes Protestant monarchs such as Elizabeth I of England.
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Editors. "Pope Paul IV advocates the deposition of all sovereigns who support heresy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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