Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The formal act of institution or incorporation in a church or clan.
“In the language of the Church this is called incardination but, you see, only a privileged few get to receive that honor from local bishops.”
“They are in limbo with no incardination much the same as the SSPX and other independents throughout the Catholic world and we hear such words as tolerance, unity in diversity and ecumenism from Vatican luminaries.”
“The state of necessity, in my view, deals with the doctrinal irregularities that have occurred in the last 40-50 years and is much bigger than the lack of incardination for SSPX priests.”
“They are listed by date of incardination their birth into the diocesan family either by ordination or transfer.”
“Those before 1983 are listed according to their incardination in the pre-divided Diocese of Dallas.”
“He has since sought incardination in other diocese, and while one of these have accepted him, this Archdiocese has blocked his movement.”
“To obtain uniformity of action, the council recommends that bishops use an identical printed formula for excardination and incardination.”
“Further, the incardination is not accomplished unless the cleric presents a legally executed document which sets forth that the cleric has been released perpetually from his former diocese, the bishop of which gives testimony (secretly if necessary) as to the subject's birth, life, morals, and studies.”
“The canonical effect is obtained only when the incardination is granted in writing, absolutely and perpetually.”
“This is called by the council formal incardination.”
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