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Two Swords.

Term drawn from Lk 22:38 and used in reference to RC claim (expressed by Boniface VIII [see Popes, 12] in bull* Unam Sanctam) that there are 2 swords in the power of the ch., the spiritual to be used by, the temporal for, the ch. See also Church and State, 7.

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