Definition: formal agreement
Definition: formal agreement
Sentences Containing 'concordat'
The concordat afterwards, in the sixteenth century, gave to the kings of France the absolute right of presenting to all the great, or what are called the consistorial, benefices of the Gallican church.
This independency of the clergy of France upon the court of Rome seems to be principally founded upon the pragmatic sanction and the concordat.
Following the Concordat of 11 June 1817, the archdiocese was restored in 1822 to its former borders and title.
Concordat between bodies inspecting, regulating and auditing health or social care
The Concordat between bodies inspecting, regulating and auditing health or social care (2004) is a "voluntary agreement between organisations that regulate, audit, inspect or review elements of health and healthcare in England".
There are full and associate signatories to the concordat.
It was formerly the seat of the Bishop of Saint-Pol-de-Léon, a bishopric established in the 6th century and abolished under the Concordat of 1801, when its territory was transferred to the Diocese of Quimper.
The Bavarian Concordat of 1817 after Dalberg's death downgraded the Archdiocese of Regensburg into a suffragan diocese subordinate to the archbishop of Munich and Freising.
Because it took ten days for the news of Pope Paul III's death to reach the French court, at the start of the conclave almost all the cardinals aligned with the Holy Roman Empire were in Rome, while only two of the fourteen French cardinals were in Italy (one was Antoine du Meudon, who had been vacationing in Farnese territory); because one clause of the Concordat of Bologna allowed the pope to fill French benefices if the French prelate died in Rome, Henry II exhorted his cardinals to remain in France, and relied on his non-French allies (in particular, Ippolito II d'Este) to act as his go-between with the Roman Curia.
Similarly, when the issue of secondary education was discussed, Servais argued that the Concordat of 1801 and Organic Articles were annulled by the Belgian Constitution of 1831, and so the Luxembourgian government was under no obligation to the Catholic Church.
It was suppressed by the Concordat of 1801.
The Soviet government instead pursued a policy of demanding the Vatican to grant it recognition without a concordat or any conditions, and held out the prospect that doing so could result in priests being released from prison.
More Vocab Wordsmasquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
forward - presumptuous or bold
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
abate - subside or moderate
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought