Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An abbreviation of Ecclesiastes; [lowercase] of ecclesiastical.
- n. An abbreviation [lowercase] of ecclesiastic;
- n. [lowercase] of ecclesiology.
“Which brings me to a second point: any serious look at the liturgical catastrophe of the 60s and 70s (and into the early 80s), which look is a necessary part of R-t-R, has to include a full and frank appreciation of how much eccl. leadership left us pew Catholics to suffer on our own for generation.”
“This has be my last reiteration of the matter, which folks can agree with or not as they see fit, but: there is no doubt but that in canon law the calling of a priest to one's deathbed is one of the classic "signs of repentance" that renders licit the eccl. funeral of a grave public sinner.”
“Such a position is not defensible, however, in the canon law regarding the very narrow question of granting one eccl. funeral rites, for all the reasons I've set out elsewhere and I see you grant.”
“Tillemont, "Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire eccl. des six premiers siècles", I, 406-7.”
“In his history of the Church Eusebius describes in detail the endeavours to maintain peace, unity, love and communion during the violent conflicts of the second century regarding the correct fasting practices and the dating of Easter (Hist. eccl., v,23f; cf. vii,5).”
“Hist.eccl. des égl. réf., i. 350-362; and J. de Serres, i.”
“Dunkeld; clergy of Iona removed to, eccl. capital for Scots and Picts; capital of southern Picts; bishopric founded;”
“Socrates, on whom he is dependent; THEODORET, Hist. eccl.,”
“Laurentius, "Instit. iuris eccl.", 2nd ed., n. 696 sqq.”
“THOMASSIN, Vetua et nova Ecclesiœ disciplina (ed. Lyons, 1706), preface; JEILER in Kirchenlex., s.v. Disciplin; all treatises on public ecclesiastical law, especially that by CAVAGNIS, Inst.jur. publ. eccl.”
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