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1. Law having regular or ex officio jurisdiction
2. Maths (of a differential equation) containing two variables only and derivatives of one of the variables with respect to the other
3. Civil law a judge who exercises jurisdiction in his own right
4. an ecclesiastic, esp a bishop, holding an office to which certain jurisdictional powers are attached
5. RC Church
a. the parts of the Mass that do not vary from day to day
b. a prescribed form of divine service, esp the Mass
6. History a clergyman who visited condemned prisoners before their death

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A village tavern in an early American community.
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Florencio, 51, a native of Capoocan town in Leyte, will serve as administrator of the Military Ordinariate while waiting for the Holy Father to appoint a permanent military bishop.
Desde la promulgacion de la Constitucion Apostolica se han creado tres Ordinariatos Personales: el primero en Inglaterra; The Personal Ordinariate of Our lady of Walshingham (en adelante OLW), el 15 de enero de 2011.
The Catholic welcome promised in 2008 is now the even more generous welcome of the Ordinariate.
Since then, the Catholic Church has set up an Ordinariate for Anglican converts, which allows them to be united and governed in a structural organisation, and to retain all those traditions of theirs which do not conflict with Catholic teaching.
Separatly, the Church announced on Friday that it had decided to establish an ordinariate for disaffected Anglicans to be set up in England and Wales in January.
The bishops will enter full communion with Rome through an ordinariate, a body proposed by the pope last October to let traditionalists convert while keeping some Anglican traditions, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales announced.
The Apostolic Constitution stipulates that Anglicans would have to accept "The Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church as the authoritative expression of the Catholic faith professed by members of the ordinariate.
Later, Bishop Alfred Rotich of the Military Ordinariate said couples where one partner is infected "may find themselves called to live the challenge of love in relation to sacrifice for the sake of the uninfected spouse and the children.
7) Archbishop McGuigan--undoubtedly the leading voice among English-Canadian bishops--may have believed it strategically beneficial to have his boyhood friend and lifelong confidant became military ordinariate.
Bishops Leopoldo Tumulak of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines and Rodolfo Beltran of San Fernando in La Union died on the same day on June 17 after losing the battle against cancer.
Bishop Leopoldo Tumulak of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines, and Bishop Rodolfo Beltran of San Fernando, La Union, died on the same day at separate hospitals in Manila last June 17.