And what about Mary?
From INTER INSIGNIORES:
(Italics in the text by John Wijngaards)
12. . . . Even his Mother, who was so closely associated with the mystery of her Son, and whose incomparable role is emphasized by the Gospels of Luke and John, was not invested with the apostolic ministry. This fact was to lead the Fathers to present her as the example of Christs will in this domain; as Pope Innocent III repeated later, at the beginning of the thirteenth century, Although the Blessed Virgin Mary surpassed in dignity and in excellence all the Apostles, nevertheless it was not to her but to them that the Lord entrusted the keys of the Kingdom of heaven. (11)
Note 11. Pope Innocent III, Epist. (I t December 1210) to the Bishops of Palencia and Burgos, included in Corpus Iuris, Decret. Lib. 5, tit. 38, De Paenit., ch. 10 Nova: ed. A. Friedberg vol. 2, colt 886-887; cf. Glossa in Decretal. Lib. 1, tit. 33, ch. 12 Dilecta, v° lurisdictioni. Cf. Saint Thomas, Summa Theologiae, 111, q. 27, a. 5 ad. ; Pseudo-Albert the Great, Mariale, quaest. 42, ed. Borgnet 37, 81.
For the full text, see: INTER INSIGNIORES.
From the Commentary by the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on the Declaration Inter Insigniores:
Note 26. Chap. 15: ed. R. H. Connolly, pp.133 and 142.
Note 27. Lib.3, c.6,nn. 1-2;c.9,3-4;ed. F.X. Funk, p.191.
Note 28. Can. 24-28;-Greek text in F. X. Funk, Doctrina Duodecim Apostolorum, Tubingen, 1887, p.71; T. Schermann, Die allegemeine Kirchenordnung. . ., t.1, Paderborn, 1914, pp.31-33;-Syriac text in Octateuque de Clement, Lib. 3, c. 19-20, Latin text in the Verona ms., Bibl., capit, LV, ed. E. Tidner, Didascaliae Apostolorum, Canonum Ecclesiasticorum. Traditionis Apostolicae Versiones Latinae, Berlin, 1965 (TU 75), pp.111-113. The Coptic, Ethiopian and Arabic versions of the Synodos have been translated and published chiefly by G. Homer, The Statutes of the Apostles or Canones Ecclesiastici, Oxford University Press, 1915 (=1904).
Note 40. The documents cited in notes 26-28 above. Note also the curious Mariale falsely attributed to Albert the Great, quaest. 42, ed. Borgnet. t. 37, pp.80-81.
For the full text, see: Official Commentary on INTER INSIGNIORES.
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