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I refer to the declaration by Pope John Paul II in his Apostolic Letter Ordinatio sacerdotalis ("On Reserving Priestly Ordination to Men Alone"), and to the judgments expressed by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger and then by Pope Benedict XVI concerning its definitiveness.
113) This review confirmed a lack of consistency, clarity, and definitiveness in these assessments, despite considerable efforts on the part of various jurists.
The very meticulousness of his approach in a subfield he dominates, the definitiveness of a volume that makes pointless further studies of many figures treated in American Night, cannot stifle doubts about its value, however.
In 2010, Ross issued a second edition of the biography; a much expanded, much more detailed volume whose aspirations for definitiveness are palpable.
lack of definitiveness within the text of the CFA, the CFA establishes a
The rest of the discussion turned on those classic issues of historiography: representativeness, documentary selection, and definitiveness.
This owes to fear of trouble from the government, of course, but also and more interestingly to a lack of definitiveness on the playwrights' parts as to what would be the ideal succession scenario and even what the principle of succession ought to be.
However, in some cases, the flaws and judicial mistakes are so great that they justify a departure from the definitiveness of judicial decisions principle.
However, surgical management of an ectopic pregnancy has some strong benefits, including the swiftness and definitiveness of its treatment.
On the other hand, however, the looseness and lack of rigor attendant to the anti-messiness principle are compounded by the fact that the Court, when invoking anti-messiness arguments, does so with an air of definitiveness and neutrality.
Hubert and Hubert (1999:7), in reference to the notorious absence of definitiveness in the field of artists' books, seem to suggest that the heteroglossia, evident in Carrion's For fans and scholars alike, acts as a unifying utterance on what constitutes mearungfulness in an utterly open-ended field.
A greater number of qualified individuals should apply to medical school, and a greater number of practicing physicians should continue to treat patients, based on the uniformity and definitiveness of medical malpractice as a known, defined quantity.