from The Century Dictionary.
- By the church; as regards the constitution, laws, doctrines, etc., of the church.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb In an ecclesiastical manner; according ecclesiastical rules.
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- adverb in an
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- adverb in an ecclesiastic manner
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So "ecclesiastically incorrect" were they that one cardinal-elector, a strong supporter of his candidacy, later remarked that he wondered whether, by speaking thus, Ratzinger was deliberately trying not to be elected pope.
Dr. Alcuin Reid has an article in today's edition of The Catholic Herald, We are lucky this Pope is "ecclesiastically incorrect"
The Italianate style is one that I find rather pleasing, both ecclesiastically and domestically, and given the response to St. Raphael's, it would appear many others do as well.
I felt this may be of some historical interest to some of our readers, both liturgically and ecclesiastically (and really is just generally interesting, given that it is a part of our heritage and accordingly seems worthwhile to document here).
Since Lusatia subsequently came to the crown of Bohemia and thus the Habsburgs, and the religious life of the abbey was exemplary, Neuzelle survived the Reformation, and could even continue when it fell to Saxony as a consequence of the Thirty Years 'War, since the Emperor reserved certain rights to Himself, and closely attached the abbey ecclesiastically to Prague.
Over the weekend I visited Bamberg, the ancient city of St. Henry, St. Cunegond and St. Otto, see and capital of the former prince-bishopric of the same name, still ecclesiastically the see of a metropolitan archbishop, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Dom Alcuin Reid has an excellent essay, "We are lucky this Pope is 'ecclesiastically incorrect'", in the May 22, 2009, edition of The Catholic Herald (ht: the excellent blog, New Liturgical Movement).
Pope Benedict XVI, the ecclesiastically incorrect pontiff
However, as the Christian church grew, marriage became more ecclesiastically governed; the church dictated the rules of marriage as well as the rules of dissolution, as many remember Henry VIII's desire for a papal annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon.