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  • 1 Ecclesiastical Courts —     Ecclesiastical Courts     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Courts     I. JUDICIAL POWER IN THE CHURCH     In instituting the Church as a perfect society, distinct from the civil power and entirely independent of it, Christ gave her… …

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  • 2 ecclesiastical court — ec·cle·si·as·ti·cal court /i ˌklē zē as ti kəl / n: a court having jurisdiction in ecclesiastical affairs: a tribunal in an ecclesiastical body – called also Court Christian; Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 3 ecclesiastical court — noun : a court having jurisdiction in ecclesiastical affairs : a tribunal in an ecclesiastical body called also Court Christian * * * a church court in ecclesiastical matters, presided over by members of the clergy and usually having no… …

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  • 4 Ecclesiastical Forum — • Ecclesiastical jurisdiction is distinguished into that of the internal and external forum Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ecclesiastical Forum     Ecclesiastical Forum …

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  • 5 Ecclesiastical Addresses — • Rules as to what is fitting and customary in the matter of ecclesiastical correspondence Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ecclesiastical Addresses     Ecclesiastical Addresses …

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  • 6 Ecclesiastical Architecture — • All ecclesiastical architecture may be said to have been evolved from two distinct germ cells, the oblong and the circular chamber Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ecclesiastical Architecture     Ecclesiastic …

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  • 7 Ecclesiastical Judge —     Ecclesiastical Judge     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Judge     (JUDEX ECCLESIASTICUS)     An ecclesiastical person who possesses ecclesiastical jurisdiction either in general or in the strict sense (see JURISDICTION) The official …

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  • 8 Ecclesiastical Commissioners — were, in England and Wales, a body corporate, whose full title is Ecclesiastical and Church Estates Commissioners for England. The commissioners were authorized to determine the distribution of revenues of the Church of England, and they made… …

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  • 9 Ecclesiastical Seminary —     Ecclesiastical Seminary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Seminary     I. TERMINOLOGY     The word seminary (Fr. séminaire, Ger. Seminar) is sometimes used, especially in Germany, to designate a group of university students devoted …

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  • 10 Ecclesiastical Art — • Article explores the origin, history, and types Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ecclesiastical Art     Ecclesiastical Art      …

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  • 11 Ecclesiastical Buildings — • This term comprehends all constructions erected for the celebration of liturgical acts, whatever be the name given to them, church, chapel, oratory, and basilica Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ecclesiastical Buildings      …

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  • 12 Ecclesiastical Censures —     Ecclesiastical Censures     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Censures     Medicinal and spiritual punishments imposed by the Church on a baptized, delinquent, and contumacious person, by which he is deprived, either wholly of in part …

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  • 13 Ecclesiastical Constitutions —     Ecclesiastical Constitutions     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Constitutions     The term constitution denotes, in general, the make up of a body, either physical or moral. Used in reference to civil or religious societies, the… …

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  • 14 Ecclesiastical polity — is the operational and governance structure of a church or Christian denomination. It also denotes the ministerial structure of the church and the authority relationships between churches. Polity is closely related to Ecclesiology, the study of… …

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  • 15 Ecclesiastical court — An ecclesiastical court (also called Court Christian or Court Spiritual ) is any of certain courts having jurisdiction mainly in spiritual or religious matters. In the Middle Ages in many areas of Europe these courts had much wider powers than… …

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  • 16 Ecclesiastical Judge — An Ecclesiastical Judge (in Latin Judex or Iudex Ecclesiasticus ) is an ecclesiastical person who possesses ecclesiastical jurisdiction either in general or in the strict sense. Catholic canon lawThe official body appointed by the qualified… …

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  • 17 Ecclesiastical law — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …

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  • 18 Ecclesiastical emancipation — The canon law of the Roman Catholic Church recognizes various meanings of the term emancipation .As release from ecclesiastical obedienceOne was the release of a pupil of a cathedral school, a domicellaris , from subjection to the authority of… …

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  • 19 ecclesiastical law — noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church • Syn: ↑canon law • Members of this Topic: ↑diriment impediment • Hypernyms: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence * * * noun …

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  • 20 ecclesiastical commissioners — In England, a body corporate, erected by St. 6 & 7 Wm. IV, c. 77, empowered to suggest measures conducive to the efficiency of the established church, to be ratified by orders in council. As a body, Ecclesiastical Commissioners have been… …

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