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  • 1 The Church —     The Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Church     The term church (Anglo Saxon, cirice, circe; Modern German, Kirche; Sw., Kyrka) is the name employed in the Teutonic languages to render the Greek ekklesia (ecclesia), the term by which… …

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  • 2 adjuration — n. Entreaty (as if to one bound by oath), solemn charge, act of adjuring, adjuring, solemn appeal, oath …

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  • 3 objure — /ob joorˈ/ intransitive verb To swear transitive verb 1. To bind by oath 2. To charge or entreat solemnly ORIGIN: L objūrāre to bind by oath, from ob down, and jūrāre to swear • • • objurāˈtion noun 1. The act of binding by oath 2. A solemn… …

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  • 4 adjuration — [aj΄oo rā′shən] n. [L adjuratio, a swearing to < pp. of adjurare, ADJURE] 1. a solemn charge or command 2. an earnest entreaty …

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  • 5 adjuratory — adjective 1. earnestly or solemnly entreating in adjuratory terms • Similar to: ↑beseeching, ↑pleading, ↑imploring • Derivationally related forms: ↑adjure 2. containing a solemn charge or command …

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  • 6 Hermits of St. Augustine — The Hermits of St. Augustine (Ordo Sancti Augustini, O.S.A.), generally called Augustinians but not to be confused with the Augustinian Canons, are a Roman Catholic religious order which, although more ancient, were formally constituted in the… …

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  • 7 Order of Saint Augustine — Abbreviation OSA Formation March, 1256 Type Catholic religious ord …

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  • 8 diplomatics — /dip leuh mat iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the science of deciphering old official documents, as charters, and of determining their authenticity, age, or the like. [1785 95; see DIPLOMATIC, ICS] * * * ▪ study of documents Introduction… …

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  • 9 Third Orders — • Lay members of religious orders, i.e. men and women who do not necessarily live in community and yet can claim to wear the habit and participate in the good works of some great order Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Third Orders      …

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  • 10 Religious Life — • Overview and evangelical ideas on what makes up religious life Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religious Life     Religious Life      …

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  • 11 Masonry (Freemasonry) —     Masonry (Freemasonry)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Masonry (Freemasonry)     The subject is treated under the following heads:     I. Name and Definition;     II. Origin and Early History;     III. Fundamental Principles and Spirit;     IV.… …

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  • 12 Tridentine Mass — For the forms of the Mass liturgy prior to 1570, see Pre Tridentine Mass. Tridentine Mass in a chapel of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston The Tridentine Mass is the form of the Roman Rite Mass contained in the typical editions …

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  • 13 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 14 The Roman Congregations —     The Roman Congregations     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Roman Congregations     Certain departments have been organized by the Holy See at various times to assist it in the transaction of those affairs which canonical discipline and the… …

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  • 15 Third order — The term Third Order designates persons who live according to the Third Rule of Catholic religious orders, either outside of a monastery in the world, or in a religious community.Their members, in general lay members of religious orders, i.e. men …

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  • 16 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 17 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 18 List of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England, 1642 to 1660 — This is a list of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England from 1642 to 1660, during the English Civil War and the Interregnum.As King Charles I of England would not assent to Bills from a Parliament at war with him, decrees of Parliament …

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  • 19 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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  • 20 Nuns — • Females consecrated to God by religious vows Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Nuns     Nuns     † …

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