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The Augsburg Confession in Latin and in German - Martin Luther

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The Confession of Faith:
Which Was Submitted to His Imperial Majesty Charles V
At the Diet of Augsburg in the Year 1530.
by Philip Melanchthon, 1497-1560

Latin Text

1] Invictissime Imperator, Caesar Auguste, domine clementissime.
Quum Vestra Caesarea Maiestas indixerit conventum Imperii
Augustae, ut deliberetur de auxiliis contra Turcam, atroccissimum,
haereditaium atque veterem Christiani nominis ac religionis
hostem, quomodo illiuis scilicet furori et conatbisu durabili et
perpetuo belli apparaturesisite possit,

2] deinde et de dissensionibus in causa nostrae sanctae religionis
et Christianae fidei, et ut in hac causa religionis partium
opiniones ac sententiae inter sese in caritate, lenitate et
mansuetudine mutua audiantur coram, intelligantur et ponderentur,
ut illis,

3] quae utrimque in Scripturis secus tractata aut intellecta sunt,
sepositis et correctis, re illae ad unam simplicem veritatem et
Christianam concordiam componantur et reducantur;

4] ut de cetero a nobis una, sincera et vera religio colatur et
servetur, ut, quemadmodum sub uno Christo sumus et militamus, ita
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