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domestic prelate


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Roman Catholic Church A priest who is an honorary member of the papal household.

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  • n. (Roman Catholic Church) a priest who is an honorary member of the papal household


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  • Lamy received many honors from learned societies and from his country; he was made domestic prelate (1885) by Leo XIII, and member of the Biblical Commission (1903) by Pius X. LADEUZE in Annuaire de l'Universite Catholique de Louvain (1908), pp. cxxxi-clix, biographical notice, with portrait; ibid., pp. v vi, remarks by the rector, Mgr. HEBBELYNCK; REINHOLD in BUCHBERGER,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Duke de Stacpoole, who had become a priest and a domestic prelate of the pope, and who lived at Fontenelle until his death, in 1896, restored the entire property to the French Benedictines (Solesmes congregation), and a colony of monks from Ligug├ę settled there in

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI


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