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misericord

, misericorde
1. a ledge projecting from the underside of the hinged seat of a choir stall in a church, on which the occupant can support himself while standing
2. Christianity
a. a relaxation of certain monastic rules for infirm or aged monks or nuns
b. a monastery where such relaxations can be enjoyed

misericord

1. In monastic architecture, a room or separate building where monastic rule was relaxed.
2. Same as miserere.
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She wondered if she had fought for him to remain longer at Misericordia Hospital's coronary care unit a week before would have saved his life.
Para redondear estas tesis y en el cincuenta aniversario de la conclusion del Concilio Vaticano II, Bergoglio dio a conocer recientemente la bula Misericordiae Vultus, mediante la cual convoco al Jubileo Extraordinario de la Misericordia y al Ano Santo, el cual inicio el pasado dia ocho y que no es otra cosa sino la respuesta a esa indiferencia mediante la instrumentacion de acciones orientadas a combatir la precariedad y el sufrimiento en el mundo.
Botzman is president of Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania.
Parece que la misericordia relativizaria la justicia, como si esta perdiera importancia ante las situaciones problematicas y dolorosas, o bien como si la justicia consistiera en adaptarse simplemente a las exigencias de cada caso, segun criterios de conveniencia operativa (9).
The papers were first presented at the Sixth Biennial Colloquium Misericordia International, held in July 2003, the U.
All patients with a clinical diagnosis for HPV examined in the STI ambulatory clinic of the Santa Casa da Misericordia Hospital in Rio de Janeiro, at least 13 years old and sexually active, from March to December, 2005 were offered the exam to test for an associated syphilis infection.
The Florentine Misericordia and Its Distinctive Loggia
Memorials may be made to Misericordia Heart of Mercy.
De este modo, cada capitulo desarrolla aspectos importantes para la vida del cristiano, como, por ejemplo, la conversion, el perdon, la misericordia o las prisiones que nos rodean.
El objeto de la misericordia no es solo el sufrimiento, sino ante todo la situacion de pecado; y el sujeto de la misericordia no es solo el que tiene miserias actuales sino tambien el sometido a la potencial fragilidad y miseria futura.
Police arrested 68 people in early morning raids in the southern toe of Italy, including a priest and the head of the local Misericordia association that manages the Sant'Anna Cara immigrant centre in the town of Isola Capo Rizzuto.