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pontifical

1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a pontiff, the pope, or a bishop
2. RC Church Church of England a book containing the prayers and ritual instructions for ceremonies restricted to a bishop
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POPE FRANCIS HAS APPOINTED Anglican reverend Nigel Biggar, who condones abortions up to 18 weeks of pregnancy, and Rabbi Avraham Sternberg, who supports abortion in some cases, to the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Life.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO - 14 June 2017: President of the Egyptian Arts Academy in Rome Gehan Zaki overlooked potential cooperation with an Italian delegation from a Pontifical Institute of Religious Sciences, affiliated to Vatican, on Tuesday.
Amman, May 27 (Petra) -- The Catholic Centre for Studies and Media in Amman posted a message issued by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue at the Vatican Saturday morning in which Pope Francis congratulated Muslims on the start of the holy month of Ramadan.
He also served as the national director of the Pontifical Mission Societies and became a member of the Superior Council of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Rome from 2004 to 2007.
Farrell is the brother of Bishop Brian Farrell, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Both brothers were ordained to the priesthood for the Legionaries of Christ, but the Dallas bishop was later incardinated in the Washington, D.
It will incorporate three existing departments into one - the Pontifical Council for the Laity, the Pontifical Council for the Family and the Pontifical Academy for Life.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi and President of Vatican's Pontifical Council for the Family Vincenzo Paglia called for the enhancement of mutual cooperation on family affairs.
Dialogue should be based on bridging the gaps, Pope Francis said in a meeting organized by the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies, and cited progress of dialogue among faiths over the past years despite difficulties facing it.
Peter's Pontifical Seminary, Bangalore during 1946-1951.
Karam, 47, is currently the national director of the Pontifical Mission Societies.
O'Connor and his greatest work as the second founder of the Pontifical North American College,” says Stephen M.
New York, May 17 ( ANI ): Pope Francis and the US Pontifical Mission Societies have joined the smartphone league by launching a new mobile application called Missio featuring latest news and video about the Catholic Church.