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Chapter 26.—50.  Also another Lucius of Membresa18301830     Membresa was in ecclesiastical province of Zeugitana.  For Lucius, see Bk. VI. c. 38. said:  "It is written, ‘God heareth not sinners.’18311831     John ix. 31.   How can he who is a sinner be heard in baptism?"18321832     Conc. Carth. sec. 62.

50751.  We answer:  How is the covetous man heard, or the robber, and usurer, and murderer?  Are they not sinners?  And yet Cyprian, while he finds fault with them in the Catholic Church, yet tolerates them.


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