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- n. The property of being licit, legalness, appropriateness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being licit; lawfulness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of strictly conforming to law
The NLM is therefore very happy to present to you an English translation of a recent and very important statement which Bishop Gerhard Ludwig Mueller of Regensburg put out on behalf of the whole German Bishops 'Conference defending both Catholic orthodoxy regarding Jewish salvation and the licitness of the extraordinary form Good Friday prayer for Jewish conversion.
This does not exclude that the tabernacle can as a rule remain at the centre of the liturgical edifice, especially where there is the presence of an older altar, which is now behind the new altar (see no. 54, which among other things the licitness of the placement of the tabernacle on the altar facing the people).
As Chairman of its Committee for Ecumenism, on April 15th 2009 Bishop Gerhard Ludwig Mueller of Regensburg put out a strong official statement on behalf of the whole German Bishops 'Conference defending both Catholic orthodoxy regarding Jewish salvation and the licitness of the extraordinary form Good Friday prayer for Jewish conversion.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think perhaps the difficulty you may be having is understanding the effect of the sacraments and the irreversible nature of those effect, from the strictly legal character of licitness.
We should be careful to accept the economic doctrine of the Church only from those who have an unsullied reputation for orthodoxy in all areas of Catholic teaching, not excepting politics and economics, and leave it to the capitalists to prove that these random, isolated statements from the late Scholastics and others have any relevance in a debate about the licitness of the modern economic order in light of the Faith.
Hide your smile and your licitness of laughter today.
The former is concerned with abstract truth and error; the latter with questions of duty, or of the licitness of actions, or of mere expediency.
He taught interior annihilation, asserting that this is the means of attaining purity of soul, perfect contemplation, and the rich treasure of interior peace: hence follows the licitness of impure carnal acts, inasmuch as only the lower, sensual man, instigated by the demon, is concerned in them.
Lastly, this contract, like matrimony, can exist only between two definite persons whose capacity is recognized by the Church; that is, between whom there is no matrimonial impediment, either as regards the licitness or validity of the contract.
Quakers of Pennsylvania those who, soon after the introduction of them there, began to question the moral licitness of the traffic.
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