Pontifical decrees

DECRETUM PONTIFICUM DE INTERREGE PRO REGE SACRORUM

Enacted on: prid. Id. Oct. Sex. Lucilio C. Claudio P. Annaeo Q. Catulo tr. mil. cos. pot. ‡ XX ANRC et MMDCCLXX AUC (In the year of the Consular Tribunes Sex. Lucilius, C. Claudius, P. Annaeus and Q. Catulus, 14th October, 20 ANRC / 2770 AUC / 2017 AD)

The collegium pontificum hereby appoints Interrex Cn. Cornelius Lentulus Alexander as acting interim rex sacrorum for the days October 14 and 15 (“interrex pro rege sacrorum per biduum” sive “interrex sacrorum”), due to the special and unique circumstances of the completion of the founding of the Nova Roman People.


DECRETUM PONTIFICUM DE IUSTITIA ET DE C. PETRONIO DEXTRO

Enacted on: Id. Sept. C. Claudio T. Domitio (II) cos. ‡ XXI ANRC et MMDCCLXXI AUC, Anniversario XX Novae Romae Conditae, Anno Sacro Concordiae (In the year of the consulship of C. Claudius and T. Domitius (II), 13rd September, 21 ANRC / 2771 AUC / 2018 AD, in the 20th Anniversary of the Founding of Nova Roma, the Sacred Year of Concordia)

I. The senate has issued the following senatus consultum ultimum: “The purported expulsion in MMDCCLXVII (2014 C.E.) of C. Petronius Dexter from the Collegium Pontificum, and his offices as Pontifex Maximus and Flamen Portunalis, is declared to have been illegal and, accordingly, null and void. It is requested that the Collegium Pontificum reaffirm the religious offices of C. Petronius Dexter, status quo ante.”

II. As instructed by this senatus consultum ultimum, which has invalidated the unconstitutional intervention of the senate into the membership composition of the Collegium Pontificum as of January Sta. Cornelia C. Aemilio, the Collegium Pontificum reaffirms C. Petronius Dexter as Pontifex Maximus and Flamen Portunalis, effective immediately, restoring T. Iulius Sabinus to his previous position as Pontifex.


DECRETUM PONTIFICUM DE CONFARREATIONE CN. CORNELI LENTULI ET POPILLIAE ATQUE DE SACERDOTIBUS CREANDIS

Enacted on: Id. Sept. C. Claudio T. Domitio (II) cos. ‡ XXI ANRC et MMDCCLXXI AUC, Anniversario XX Novae Romae Conditae, Anno Sacro Concordiae (In the year of the consulship of C. Claudius and T. Domitius (II), 13rd September, 21 ANRC / 2771 AUC / 2018 AD, in the 20th Anniversary of the Founding of Nova Roma, the Sacred Year of Concordia)

I. The Collegium Pontificum gives authorization for the following confarreatio wedding ceremony of citizens T. Popillia Laenas and Cn. Cornelius Lentulus, to be held in Provincia Pannonia, in the city of Segedinum (Szeged, Hungary) on a.d. XVII Kal. Oct., under special circumstances.

II. Since the priesthood of the Flamen Dialis is vacant, and because the Pontifex Maximus is unable to attend the ceremony due to the distance and other difficulties, the Collegium Pontificum appoints, as an extraordinary measure relieved from the required camillus period or other requirements, M. Popillius Laenas as interim Sacerdos Iovis and Sacerdos Confarreationum et Diffarreationum for the duration of one day only, on the day of a.d. XVII Kal. Oct., who is allowed to act only under the supervision of Pontifex Cn. Cornelius Lentulus. Sacerdos Iovis and Sacerdos Confarreationum et Diffarreationum M. Popillius Laenas is hereby authorized to stand in for the vacant office of Flamen Dialis in the confarreatio wedding ceremony of T. Popillia Laenas and Cn. Cornelius Lentulus.

III. Due to the absence of the Pontifex Maximus, the Collegium Pontificum appoints, as an extraordinary measure relieved from the required camillus period or other requirements, M. Claudius Marcellus as Pontifex, who is allowed to act only under the supervision of Pontifex Cn. Cornelius Lentulus. His appointment as Pontifex will be reviewed within 12 months and he will be removed from this position if he didn’t prove to be a useful addition to the Collegium Pontificum. Pontifex M. Claudius Marcellus is hereby authorized to stand in for and represent the absent Pontifex Maximus in the same confarreatio wedding ceremony.


DECRETUM PONTIFICUM DE SACERDOTIIS M. HORTENSIAE RESTITUENDIS

Enacted on: a.d. VI Id. Mai. Q. Arrio P. Annaeo cos. ‡ XXII ANRC et MMDCCLXXII AUC (In the year of the consulship of Q. Arrius and P. Annaeus, 10th May, 22 ANRC / 2772 AUC / 2019 AD)

The collegium pontificum restores the priesthoods of M. Hortensia Maior Fabiana Faustina as sacerdos Mentis and flamen Carmentalis.


DECRETUM PONTIFICUM DE CAMILLIS CREANDIS

Enacted on: a.d. VI Id. Mai. Q. Arrio P. Annaeo cos. ‡ XXII ANRC et MMDCCLXXII AUC (In the year of the consulship of Q. Arrius and P. Annaeus, 10th May, 22 ANRC / 2772 AUC / 2019 AD)

The collegium pontificum appoints the following individuals to camillus position to be trained in the Pontifical School of pontifex Cn. Cornelius Lentulus. Their training will be considered completed if they successfully pass the final exam of this school:
a) T. Domitius Draco – camillus Solis Invicti
b) C. Caelius Corvus – camillus Iani
c) C. Valeria Corvina – camilla auguralis


DECRETUM PONTIFICUM DE FLAMINE FLOREALI CREANDO

Enacted on: a.d. VI Id. Mai. Q. Arrio P. Annaeo cos. ‡ XXII ANRC et MMDCCLXXII AUC (In the year of the consulship of Q. Arrius and P. Annaeus, 10th May, 22 ANRC / 2772 AUC / 2019 AD)

The collegium pontificum appoints M. Aurelius Cotta Iovius, who has just successfully finished his several years long training program under pontifex Cn. Cornelius Lentulus, to the priesthood of flamen Florealis.