“It was then that Boniface issued the most scandalous papal bull of the Middle Ages – the Unam Sanctam of 1302: “We state, declare, and define that it is absolutely necessary for salvation that every human creature be subject to the Roman Pontiff.” Boniface went on to declare himself the genuine descendant of St. Peter, cementing the pope's supreme authority over all kings and their people.”


Charles River Editors, The Western Schism of 1378: The History and Legacy of the Papal Schism that Split the Catholic Church
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