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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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Monsignor

RC Church an ecclesiastical title attached to certain offices or distinctions usually bestowed by the Pope
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Together with the five films made of the Mondo piccolo--Don Camillo (1952), Il ritorno di don Camillo (1953), Don Camillo e l'onorevole Peppone (1955), Don Camillo, Monsignore ma non troppo (1961) and Il compagno don Camillo (1965)--these works have ensured that Don Camillo is one of the most recognizable literary figures in all of Italian culture.
The Laghetto del Monsignore is a most important open-air sanctuary where the Latin peoples living in the surrounding areas dedicated offerings from the early Iron Age onward," said Peter A.
A dedication ceremony at the university on Thursday began with a Mass celebrated by the rector, Monsignore Mariano Fazio, who observed, "God and the Church today more than ever need credible witnesses to the love of Christ in the world, like Father van Straaten.
169 (Benedetto Castelli to Galileo Galilei, Rome, 6 April 1630); Galilei, 14:89-90: "Quanto al venire qua a Roma, diro le precise parole di Monsignore: che lei e desiderata piu che qual si voglia amatissima donzella, e sempre che verra, sara padrona della casa di Monsignore, e potra disporre di lui e delle cose sue come proprie .
Hace unas semanas se encarno en el premiado Carlos Monsivais, que elogio la habilidad de orador sacro de monsignore Abascal y que ahora se encarna en Elenita Poniatowska.
El mismo compositor, en carta del 4 de septiembre de 1776 remitida a su antiguo maestro, el padre Giovanni Battista Martin (de Bolona), narra como monsignore Colloredo le corto las alas de su inspiracion en contra de una mayor extension de la musica para sus misas:
DXXXII: 'El portatore de la litera e uno Domenicho da Forli che lavora de stuchi, che vene per lavorare a monsignore reven rendisimo de'Medici, et e el primo m[aest]ro che lavora de stucho .
Per volunta de qualu, fu composito tutto l'interesse che havena la Camara Apostolica sopra detto spoglio per sedecimila ducati de iguali detrattine, mille el seicento per la decima appartenente al collettore generale et succollettore, restano netti alla camara ducati quattordici mila el quattrocento, et di tanti si fa carico il monsignore muntio en questa partita: Introito, 16.
All our monasteries are full up," Monsignore, I cried in despair.
It is curious, though scarcely surprising, that Russell's spoken voice on sound-recordings retains a decidedly sermonical character, suggesting the aggrieved pomposity of a monsignore facing morals charges.
Thomas and distinguished guests included the Reverand Monsignore Franklyn Casale, president; the Archbishop of Miami, the Most Reverand John Favarola; and law school Dean John Makdisi; and former Dean Dan Morrissey.
The other 737m is not much of a contest and True Monsignore, impressive in a graded race last time, should take the beating.