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intercession

1. the act of interceding or offering petitionary prayer to God on behalf of others
2. such petitionary prayer
3. Roman history the interposing of a veto by a tribune or other magistrate
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The conference participants decided to continue the intercessional process with some changes.
When Russia, along with Ukraine and Belarus, shut down one track of negotiations at the intercessional conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) last June, no one was pleased.
As we proceed, we would like the P5 conferences and intercessional meetings to develop further practical transparency measures that build confidence and predictability," Rose said.
An Intercessional Working Group paper aimed at developing an exception for small quantities of environmentally hazardous substances in transportation was thoroughly discussed.
He said intercessional prayers would take place quietly during masses throughout the weekend.