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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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Bishop Terry is in good spirits, despite his discomfort after what is a serious injury to the tendons in his knee," said Monsignor Robinson.
Monsignor Juan Matogo Oyana read passages from the books of the Letter of St.
Monsignor Neville Joe Perera on behalf of the whole Srilankan Catholic Community paid a sincere Tribute to Rev.
The afternoon outings reflect the homeless' "desire for normality" in their lives, said Monsignor Krajewski.
The monsignor was put under house arrest but later released on his own recognizance, AP reported.
Monsignor Johnson emphasized, however, that he would never prohibit someone from attending Mass or make them feel unwelcome at church no matter what they were wearing.
SDLP MLA Dolores Kelly said: "It's a huge shock to all in the community who know the Monsignor and his family.
Luy said they were welcomed by a certain Monsignor Josefino Ramirez, who was a family friend to the Napoleses.
Yesterday, Monsignor Cushley joked that it seems to be an even longer journey from Lanarkshire to Edinburgh as he brandished a road atlas of the city.
NNA - Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri started today his visit to the Vatican by meeting with the Secretary for Relations with States Monsignor Dominique Mamberti, in the presence of Lebanon's Ambassador to the Vatican Georges Khoury, Premier Hariri's Chief of Staff, Nader Hariri, Advisor Daoud al-Sayegh, and Monsignor Alberto Ortega from the Secretariat of State, a statement by Hariri's press office indicated on Tuesday.
DUAL Cheltenham Festival winner Monsignor is assured of a warm reception at Ascot on Saturday week following his recovery from a life-threatening bout of colic, writes Graham Green.
Monsignor Peter Smith - who became a YouTube sensation after Susan Boyle was filmed fainting in his arms - is heading for the United Nations in New York after being appointed attache to the Papal Nuncio.