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ECCLESIASTICAL. Belonging to, or set apart for the church; as, distinguished from civil or secular. Vide Church.

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Fabre always comes back for tranquillizing [134] effect; and if his peasants have something akin to Wordsworth's, his priests may remind one of those solemn ecclesiastical heads familiar in the paintings and etchings of M.
And, while Jerry slew it, knowing that the lust of killing, once started, would lead him to continue killing the silly birds, Agno left the laying-yard to hot-foot it through the mangrove swamp and present to Bashti an ecclesiastical quandary.
His Chronicle is divided into a secular history, the Syriac Chronicle or Chronicon Syriacum, and an ecclesiastical history, the Ecclesiatical Chronicle or Chronicon Ecclesiaticum, both of which extend to the closing decades of the 13th century.
Contract award notice: Provision of office, educational and ecclesiastical furniture fixtures and equipment (FF&E) and associated services for 2BUY2 members including: establishments under parish buying (PB) and Churchmarketplace (CMP) remit contract number: 2BUY2FFE02/15.
Council of General Synod (CoGS) voted November 14 to recognize the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior (APCI) as a territory in the ecclesiastical province of British Columbia and Yukon with "the status of a diocese.
Church insurer Ecclesiastical and Church Times' Church Fundraising Idea of the Year Competition 2015 is looking for the most creative initiatives that have helped churches and other places of worship to raise much-needed money to support their activities.
A TEAM of 14 cyclists from across the Ecclesiastical Group of companies has raised over PS11,000 for charity by cycling 337 miles from Essex to their Newcastle offices.
Archbishop Chrysostomos on Friday repeated his claim that the Panayia Trachonas money he took from the Ecclesiastical Committee's bank accounts belonged to the Archbishopric, and defended against charges of totalitarianism by saying he would only accept criticism if he carried out his tasks poorly.
In the years following the Concordat of Worms in 1122, debates and efforts ensued to effect a cooperation between ecclesiastical and temporal power and authority.
It appears that Latin, despite efforts to eradicate it from academia, is here to stay, at least in ecclesiastical quarters.
move does not affect the use of the title by priests in the Vatican's central bureaucracy or by priests holding certain ecclesiastical offices where it has become customary in certain regions of the world, like among diocesan vicar generals in the U.
Summary: A Lebanese abbot who leads a monastery was barred from exercising ecclesiastical duties and sentenced to a life of solitary penitence, according to a statement released by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Byblos and Batroun over the weekend.