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RECTOR, Eccl. law. One who rules or governs a name given to certain officers of the Roman church. Dict. Canonique, h.v.

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The time of designing and erecting the complex coinicided with the heyday of his rectorship. One could also add the organising of the UN Oil Shale Symposium in Tallinn in 1968--just on the days of putting a violent end to the so-called Prague Spring.
The probability is that, as in many such parishes, he lost his rectorship, and the souls in the village of Meterwallop lost their spiritual leader.
I resigned from my Rectorship to return to Oxford, never to work again in [Burma or Myanmar]".
An enthusiastic educationalist, Father Browne did much to develop St Francis Xavier''s College, and during his rectorship an important extension scheme was carried out.
Additionally, he stepped down from the Rectorship at Freiburg University, claiming that he refused to comply with several Nazi demands while working there (Augstein, Wolf, & Meller-Marcovic, 1976/2009) and eventually had fallen out of favor with the Nazis, as evidenced by the fact that they drafted him in 1944 while maintaining a list of 500 other academics deemed "too important" to be drafted.
Saffet TE-zgen to the rectorship of the Bezmialem Foundation University and keep the current rector of ystanbul University, Prof.
And like Chaucer, Tyckhill was learned; his ability to compose in Latin, French, and English made him stand out among his chantry colleagues and may explain his promotion at last to a real benefice: a rectorship of St.
That these aspects should not be considered in isolation from one another, that philosophy should not be locked in the ivory tower as political practice and not be isolated from theory, is also attested to in Dussel's recent decision to accept--at the demand of organized student movements--the interim rectorship of the Autonomous University of Mexico City (UACM).
In time the modest and good-humoured McNeil was launched on an ecclesiastical career, which began as a student in Antigonish in 1869, then on to the Propaganda Fide College, Rome, ordination in 1879, rectorship of St.