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  • The meeting went well: “Gloria in excelsis is the most moderate beginning I can think of,” Darwin wrote later that day.

    Heart of Darwin

  • The meeting went well: “Gloria in excelsis is the most moderate beginning I can think of,” Darwin wrote later that day.

    Heart of Darwin

  • The meeting went well: “Gloria in excelsis is the most moderate beginning I can think of,” Darwin wrote later that day.

    Heart of Darwin

  • The race between Riley, the darling of the business community, and Moore, the religious conservative in excelsis, is shaping up as a showdown between the two pillars of the Republican Party, with implications that reach far beyond Alabama.

    Roy and His Rock

  • The race between Riley, the darling of the business community, and Moore, the religious conservative in excelsis, is shaping up as a showdown between the two pillars of the Republican Party, with implications that reach far beyond Alabama.

    Roy and His Rock

  • The race between Riley, the darling of the business community, and Moore, the religious conservative in excelsis, is shaping up as a showdown between the two pillars of the Republican Party, with implications that reach far beyond Alabama.

    Roy and His Rock

  • There being no Introit, when the Kyrie is done, the priest intones the Gloria in excelsis, which is then sung with the same rite as on Holy Thursday; all the bells of the Church are rung for the beginning of the celebration of Easter.

    Compendium of the 1955 Holy Week Revisions of Pius XII: Part 6.2 - Holy Saturday and the Blessing of the Font, Litany of the Saints, Mass and Vespers

  • The "Gloria in excelsis" and the Nicene Creed are sung, the vestments are white, and “Ita, missa est” is said at the end, rather than the older formula “Benedicamus Domino”, all characteristics of feast days.

    Compendium of the 1955 Holy Week Revisions of Pius XII: Part 8 - The Hours of the Celebration of the Holy Week Liturgies

  • Gloria in excelsis Deo, et in terra pax hominibus = = these words put the Christmas message in perfect sync.

    Preparing for the Coming of God

  • On the newspaper bulletins such placards as 'Gloria in excelsis Deo,' 'Thanks be to God!'

    Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910

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