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ecclesiastical

of or relating to the Christian Church
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They started alternate schools for the disadvantaged and reached out to AIDS victims, street people, the addicted, and the societally or ecclesiastically rejected.
Though I seek to be faithful to the broad Christian tradition, I cannot speak authoritatively for all Christians; nobody can, because ecclesiastically Christians are not a monolithic group, and even within a single church there is often disagreement and spirited debate.
"The 'Church' is composed, both civilly and ecclesiastically, of a series of independent Dioceses, each of them owing its allegiance to the Holy See.
Of course, one could argue that the conference was not representative enough, both geographically and ecclesiastically: the Orthodox and the Roman Catholics were not present at the conference, the global South was hardly represented, those present from the North themselves did not quite represent churches, but mission bodies.
The story of the ecclesiastically grouchy Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez offers a tale of homelessness and beauty in the recently released "The Soloist" and asks: What are we going to do about it?
WOMEN CONTINUED TO PLAY active and ecclesiastically recognized liturgical roles in the processions, vigils, and services of the Byzantine Church even during and after the decline of the ordained female diaconate by the late twelfth century.
Since cartographic studies are as much the cause as the result of history, continued reliance on such antiquated maps ensures the ongoing confusion of Christian guides attempting to locate themselves and their proteges ecclesiastically. Thus, despite the very modest results accruing from the prodigious efforts of nineteenth-century missionaries like David Livingstone, Robert Moffat, Mary Slessor, and C.
Ecclesiastically, the Archbishop of Novgorod held the second place of honor in the Medieval Russian Church.
The ecclesiastically constituted bodies have high regard for the ecumenical achievements of the lay movement.
(47) Ecclesiastically, the most obvious application in light of this essay's context is a continued healing of the broken relationships dividing the body of Christ, not only among Protestants, Catholics, and Orthodox but also among the numerous subgroups dividing each of these three main branches of Christianity.
It would be hard to count the cost to American Catholic intelligence brought about by severing theology, or at least ecclesiastically acceptable theology, from pastoral practice.
November 1951: Amazement in the regional church office in Kassel: How did an ecclesiastically insignificant place like Willingen get chosen for a high-level important church conference?