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Word: pontifical

Definition: pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop


Sentences Containing 'pontifical'

After the war, he studied at the Pontifical International Athenaeum "Angelicum", the future Pontifical University of St.
Almost all of Chile's presidents graduated from the University of Chile, including all of those in the 20th century with the exception of Eduardo Frei Montalva (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile), General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, and former military dictator General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte.
Barron lectures extensively in the United States and abroad, including the Pontifical North American College at the Vatican and the Pontifical University of St.
Born in Bannister, Michigan, Bishop Joseph studied for the priesthood at the Pontifical Nepomucene College in Rome and earned a Licentiate in Sacred Theology at the Pontifical Lateran University.
Bornhausen received a law degree at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro in 1960.
Countless are they who, born of mean parentage, have risen to the highest dignities, pontifical and imperial, and of the truth of this I could give thee instances enough to weary thee.
Di diritto pontifical is the Italian term for “of pontificial right”.
From there he relocated to Rome, where he stayed and worked at the Pontifical Croatian College of St.
He has also taught courses on documentary at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and Princeton University.
He is buried in the chapel of Pontifical Urbanian Athenaeum in the Campo Verano cemetery.
He obtained his doctorate in theology from the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome.
He presently serves as the President of the Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum in Rome, where he is also a Professor of Theology.He is in addition a Professor of Patristic theology at the Pontifical Lateran University.
He received his Ph.D. in 1964 from the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome.
He served as president of the National Catholic Educational Association from 1955 to 1956, and was named an Assistant at the Pontifical Throne on October 5, 1956.
He studied at the Pontifical Roman Seminary, where he obtained his doctorates in theology (10 September 1863) and in canon and civil law (24 August 1866).
He studied at the seminary in Imola from 1917 to 1922, and then entered the Pontifical Regional Seminary of Bologna, where the future Marcello Cardinal Mimmi was rector.
He subsequently studied in Salzburg and Pontifical Athenaeum Sant'Anselmo in Rome.
He taught history of canon law at the Pontifical Lateran University from 1941 to 1944, when he was made Auditor of the Roman Rota in the Roman Curia on 20 November.
He then did pastoral work in Imola until 1931, and furthered his studies at the Pontifical Roman Athenaeum "S. Apollinare" in Rome, from where he obtained a doctorate in canon and civil law in 1933.
He then traveled to Rome, where he studied at the Pontifical North American College (earning his Bachelor's in Sacred Theology in 1974) and Pontifical Gregorian University (earning his Master's in Theology in 1975).
He was also twice scholar in residence at the Pontifical North American College at the Vatican in 2007 and 2010.
He was appointed to a Pontifical commission where he assisted Nazi war criminals like Adolf Eichmann, Josef Mengele, Franz Stangl, Eduard Roschmann, and many others to escape justice.
He was one of the few Brazilians who was a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.
He was ordained Catholic priest on 4 July 1976, and he earned a degree in sociology at the Pontifical Gregorian University.
He was ordained priest on 29 June 1960 at the Pontifical Scots College in Rome.
He was Ordinarius member of Pontifical Academy of Mary.
He went on to study in Rome at the Pontifical Gregorian University where he was awarded a doctorate in philosophy, summa cum laude in 1962, thesis: "Vom Ursprung und Sinn der Seinsfrage im Denken Martin Heideggers".
If the Holy See grants the institute the "decretum laudis" of approval, the institute would be placed under its direct protection, and the institute would then acquire the status "of pontifical right".
In 1950, he formed the "Prayerful Sodality" which in 1977 became the Pontifical Congregation of the Benedictine Sisters of the Reparation of the Holy Face.
In 2002 he was a visiting professor at the University of Notre Dame and at the Pontifical University of St.
In 2005, he became spiritual director of the Pontifical North American College in Rome.
In a highly unusual move, the funeral of this Protestant monk was presided over by a Catholic cardinal, Walter Kasper, the president of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, who celebrated the Mass with four priest-brothers of Taizé concelebrating.
In the 1969 edition the heading has become "Religious and Secular Institutes of Pontifical Right for Men", a form it kept until 1975 inclusive.
In the pontifical decrees Bassi's followers are variously styled "Capucini", "Capuciati", "Capulati", and "Fratres de Observantiâ Capucinorum".
It is found, for instance, in the 1964 edition of the "Annuario Pontificio", pp. 807–870, where the heading is "States of Perfection (of pontifical right for men)".
It was first called "Real y Pontificia Universidad de San Gerónimo de la Habana" (in English "Royal and Pontifical University of Saint Jerome of Havana)."
Joseph's Pontifical Institute, Mangalapuzha, Aluva, Kerala, India.
Later, on 8 December 1975, Pope Paul VI elevated the Institute as a religious congregation with Pontifical rights.
Mary Church in Bellevue from 1987 to 1989, President-Rector of the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio, from 1989 to 1996, and pastor of St.
On February 2, 2012, Wenski celebrated a Solemn High Pontifical Mass in the Extraordinary form of the Roman Rite, the first such celebration in the state of Florida in more than 40 years.
On January 25, 1690, he was named Assistant at the Pontifical Throne.
Patrick's College, Maynooth (Pontifical University) offer the Baccalaureate in Divinity (BD) Degree which is available to students who already have completed studies in Theology or Philosophy, as does the Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy.
Pope Pius XII declared, at the November 22, 1951, opening meeting of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, that the Big Bang theory does not conflict with the Catholic concept of creation.
Saint Alberic Crescitelli, a priest of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions of Milan, who carried out his ministry in Southern Shaanxi and was martyred on July 21, 1900.
The "Annuario Pontificio" lists for both men and women the institutes of consecrated life and the like that are "of pontifical right" (those that the Holy See has erected or approved by formal decree).
The cardinal showed himself a warm advocate of the temporal power of the popes, and firmly protested against the withdrawal of the French army from the Pontifical States.
The distinction between the legal status of an institute of diocesan right and an institute of pontifical right was permanently drawn on 8 December 1900 by "Conditae a Christo Ecclesiae" “Founded by the Church of Christ”, the apostolic constitution of Pope Leo XIII.
The institutions of pontifical right depend immediately and exclusively on the Vatican in the matters of internal governance and discipline.
``Can I have been intercepted by French telegrams to the pontifical authorities?''
``The fact is, that you have inspired not only the pontifical government, but also the neighboring states, with such extreme fear, that they are glad of all opportunity of making an example.''

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