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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as maundy.

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  • The English word "maundy" is derived from the Latin word mandatum, which is the Vulgate's translation of Jesus 'words in John 13: 34: "A new commandment I give unto you, that you love one another."

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  • "Maundy" comes from the word "mandatum," the "new commandment" to love one another that Jesus made at the Last Supper, as recorded in the Bible's John 13:34.

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  • Maundy Thursday takes its name from the Latin word "mandatum," the root of the English word mandate, according to the Catholic Encyclopedia.

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  • The word maundy comes from the Latin word mandatum (commandment) which is the first word of the Gospel acclamation:

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  • The word maundy comes from the Latin word mandatum (commandment) which is the first word of the Gospel acclamation:

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  • The word maundy comes from the Latin word mandatum (commandment) which is the first word of the Gospel acclamation:

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  • Maundy is a very English corruption, as only the English can corrupt, of the Latin word mandatum.

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  • Pope John Paul II had tried to strengthen Catholic identity on campus, partly by requiring a "mandatum" from U.S.

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  • In 1990, Pope John Paul II issued Ex Corde Ecclesiae, an encyclical whose provisions included a requirement that theologians teaching at Catholic schools receive a stamp of approval from the church (a "mandatum"), and that the campus environment should be supportive of a Catholic way of life.

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  • A further intellectual chill was felt in Catholic higher education when the Vatican declared that all Catholic theologians must sign a "mandatum" declaring their readiness to uphold the magisterium, or "teaching authority," of the pope.

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  • Cf. maundy.

    December 1, 2010