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consistory

A chamber used for a church court.
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In refusing permission, Stephen Eyre QC, Chancellor of the Diocese of Coventry, said in his role as a judge of the Consistory Court that "polished granites" were contrary to church regulations and rarely blended well with the church itself.
This disconnect became glaring during the consistory in February 2012, when more than half of those in attendance were European, even though the numbers in the pews were stagnating across the Continent.
But back to Cardinal Tagle's role in the coming consistory.
The Consistory Ceremony will see archbishops from around the world, including the head of the Siro-Malabar Catholic rite in India, brought into the church's innermost circle.
He became a member of the Sha-lom consistory in 2001 and since 2002 has been a member of the board of the European Council of Jewish Communities.
St Mary's Church, in Grassendale, had to go to the Church of England's Consistory Court after two members of the congregation objected to the plan.
President of the Israeli Consistory, which seeks to strengthen links between
The will was contested by local residents and a number of documents show the consistory considering how it will assure reception of the property.
Not only did he become pope and move the institutional mechanisms of the Catholic Church to Geneva, he also developed the consistory such that it oversaw every aspect of human life.
Lutheran Bishop Jessica Crist, recalling her participation, as part of an official ecumenical delegation, m a consistory Mass installing newcardinalsinRome(The Lutheran, November 2009)
Charles Mynors, a judge of the Consistory Court, has now ruled that exhumation offered "an opportunity to rectify that error".
Becker refers to the earlier work by Timothy Fehler on the Emden diaconate (Poor Relief and Protestantism), also active in aspects of church discipline, but argues that the consistory was increasingly the primary locus for disciplinary matters.