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  • n. Plural form of dicastery.

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Examples

  • French ultra - "Progressive" religious weekly Golias reports on possible replacements for some important heads of dicasteries who have reached the age limit or will reach it soon.

    Rumour Watch: Cardinal Pell to Head Congregation for Bishops?

  • The number of women who hold top-tier positions in any of the dicasteries, or committees, that make up the Vatican structure can be counted on one hand.

    A Woman’s Place Is In The Church

  • And if we can discern a certain contradiction in his words and deeds, as well as in those of the dicasteries, well we choose what was always taught and we turn a deaf ear to the novelties destroying the Church.

    Continuing the Counter-Revolution

  • And thirdly, the naive and perhaps insular attitude that the various agencies and dicasteries of the Holy See take towards public relations and good press.

    Stating things clearly...

  • French ultra-"Progressive" religious weekly Golias reports on possible replacements for some important heads of dicasteries who have reached the age limit or will reach it soon.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • "Some of the stuff coming out of the dicasteries actually seemed to undermine what John Paul was trying to do," he told me.

    The Year of two Popes

  • At the Vatican his secretary, Stanislaw Dziwisz, and the papal staff had found ways to cover for him: keeping meetings short, clearing blocks of time for him to rest before his trips, and delegating many decisions to the heads of the various Vatican departments, called dicasteries or congregations.

    The Year of two Popes

  • The meeting has been organised by the Council of European Bishops Conferences CCEE, in close collaboration with various Orthodox Churches and some of the dicasteries of the Holy See.

    Zenit: Conclusions of Catholic-Orthodox Family Forum

  • But that term has, among other senses, a specific canonical sense; Sobrino is not on trial for heresy in the canonical sense; and Vatican dicasteries must observe the legal niceties.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Fisher vows to forward the petition and resolution to Archbishop Flynn, as well as the Apostolic Delegate in Washington DC and members of various dicasteries at the Vatican once a sufficient number of signatures are appended.

    Catholic Lay Leaders Support Father Altier

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