It has been pointed out that this accords well with the Jesuit policy of depreciating the royal while exalting the papal prerogative.
His De Conciliorum Auctoritate was welcomed at Rome as exalting the papal authority.
As the real founder of the ecclesiastical state, he must be held mainly responsible for the evils which resulted from the policy of the church in exalting the ecclesiastical over the secular authority.
5 - i I), he dwelt with his sons in the land of Goshen, and as his death drew near pronounced a formal benediction upon the two sons of Joseph (Manasseh and Ephraim), intentionally exalting the younger.
It is the abasing of man, the exalting of God, - the belief that what He sends is all good, and that all the bad is from ourselves.