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beatitude

an honorific title of the Eastern Christian Church, applied to those of patriarchal rank

Beatitude

New Testament any of eight distinctive sayings of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:3--11) in which he declares that the poor, the meek, those that mourn, the merciful, the peacemakers, the pure of heart, those that thirst for justice, and those that are persecuted will, in various ways, receive the blessings of heaven
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Outlining three aspects of Christian humanism, Francis asked the Italians to adopt an outlook of humility, disinterest in personal praise or power, and of living a life of the beatitudes.
The Antiochian Orthodox Church worldwide is headed by His Beatitude Patriarch John X, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East.
As his Beatitude declared with forthright clarity, "There is no winner in this war on Gaza.
His linking of virtues to each commandment and beatitude consistently provides a useful means of explaining the ethical implications of these important biblical texts.
His Majesty hailed the participation of His Beatitude John X in the conference.
His Beatitude added : " we visited the mosque to express our solidarity with our fellow refugees from the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah, and stand -depth in their suffering and mitigate them.
His Beatitude concluded by praying for peace in the whole world, and for the bereaved to be put at ease.
Remember the point made by John Chrysostom: This Beatitude is a commentary on the previous one (and a foundation for the following one).
His Beatitude Patriarch noted to the vital role of Hashemite leadership's role in caring for the holy sites in Jerusalem.
Summary: A special dinner ceremony was hosted at Imperial Palace Hotel in honor of His Beatitude Patriarch Fouad Twal on Tuesday, the 10th of February.
That Beatitude is sometimes misunderstood and is read as blessed are the peace lovers.