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[Lat. ordo,=rank], in Christianity, the traditional degrees of the clergy, conferred by the Sacrament of Holy Order. The episcopacy, priesthood or presbyterate, and diaconate were in general use in Christian churches in the 2d cent.
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RC Church an ecclesiastical title attached to certain offices or distinctions usually bestowed by the Pope
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This is a huge sum of money & I look forward to giving some back MSGR JOHN DELANEY yesterday dublin
Day Pelpola, Msgr. Neville Joe Perera, Chaplain of the Sri Lankan migrants to Italy and an Italian delegation from the Vatican met the President and discussed about this matter.
Msgr Fallon said: "I have loved being in Handsworth.
Msgr. Michel Sabbah is only one of the Patriarchs of the Holy City alongside the Greek Orthodox and Armenian ones.
Msgr. Jean Pelletier, chancellor of the Quebec archdiocese, said he had not discussed the matter with the Governor General and did not know which officials she had talked to in Quebec.
Msgr. Kavanagh assures one and all that he is not about to change his position either.
Msgr Koper, who is the Rector of SS Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Orchard Lake, Michigan, was embraced by Liverpool's Catholic community after his plane was turned back from the United States and diverted to Manchester last Tuesday.
Msgr Buckley put his arms round her and said: "God loves you - now learn to love yourself."
Joint session will be attended by Apostolic Nuncios from Austria and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Msgr. Peter-Stephan Zurbriggen and Msgr.
Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles, the incoming president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, and Msgr. Gabriel Viola, secretary of Papal Nuncio Gabriele Giordano, will also attend the funeral Mass.
He was joined by CNEWA board member Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre, N.Y.; CNEWA president Msgr. John Kozar; and Msgr.