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  • 1 almoner — n. Alms dispenser, distributor of alms, dispenser, distributor …

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  • 2 Church Maintenance — • The proper support of church edifices and church institutions Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Church Maintenance     Church Maintenance      …

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  • 3 Hierarchy of the Early Church — • The word hierarchy is used here to denote the three grades of bishop, priest, and deacon (ministri) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hierarchy of the Early Church     Hierarchy of the Early Church …

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  • 4 monasticism — /meuh nas teuh siz euhm/, n. the monastic system, condition, or mode of life. [1785 95; MONASTIC + ISM] * * * Institutionalized religious movement whose members are bound by vows to an ascetic life of prayer, meditation, or good works. Members of …

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  • 5 almoner — /ˈamənə / (say ahmuhnuh) noun 1. a social worker with some medical training attached to a hospital. 2. (formerly, in Britain) a dispenser of alms or charity, especially for a religious house, a princely household, etc. {Middle English aumoner,… …

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  • 6 TEMPS — Chacun sait à quel aspect de son expérience répond le mot de temps; mais aucune définition de la notion correspondante n’a reçu jusqu’ici, chez les savants comme chez les philosophes, une approbation unanime. Sensible à cette difficulté qu’il… …

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  • 7 Pre-1773 History of the Jesuits —     Society of Jesus, History of the (Before 1773)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of the Jesuits Before the 1773 Suppression     Italy     The history of the Jesuits in Italy was generally very peaceful. The only serious disturbances were… …

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  • 8 Islam in Côte d'Ivoire — According to the CIA factbook, Muslims make up about 35 40% of the population of Côte d Ivoire.In Côte d Ivoire, only the devout Muslims pray, fast, and give alms as required by tenets of Islam, and only the wealthy perform the hajj being made… …

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  • 9 Marguerite de Navarre — This article is about sixteenth century queen of Navarre. For the twelfth century Sicilian queen, see Margaret of Navarre, Queen of Sicily. Marguerite d Angoulême Queen consort of Navarre, c. 1527 Tenure …

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  • 10 Religion in Sudan — Religion is an important aspect in the country of Sudan, with most of the country s people being animists, Christians, or Muslims. Somewhat more than half Sudan s population was Muslim in the early 1990s. Most Muslims, perhaps 90 percent, lived… …

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  • 11 Religion in Côte d'Ivoire — The West African nation of Côte d Ivoire contains considerable religious diversity. Many Ivoirians practice local religions, which are sometimes infused with elements of Christianity or Islam, or both. Government estimates in the 1980s suggested… …

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  • 12 Parables — • A comparison, or a parallel, by which one thing is used to illustrate another. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Parables     Parables      …

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  • 13 Purgatory — • A place or condition of temporal punishment for those who, departing this life in God s grace, are, not entirely free from venial faults, or have not fully paid the satisfaction due to their transgressions. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

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