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  • The Latin word munus also signified a gift, but "a gift on some special occasion such as births or marriages"

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • ENGLISH 1. ECCLESIAE UNITATEM tueri, ut sollicite omnibus suppeditentur subsidia ad huic vocationi divinaeque gratiae consentaneis rationibus respondendum, peculiarem in modum Petri Apostoli Successoris est munus, qui perpetuum est et visibile principium fundamentumque unitatis tum Episcoporum tum fidelium1.

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  • Moving from the characteristic nature of munus of ecclesial authority, the Code reminds the religious superior that he or she is first of all called to be the first one to be obedient.

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  • Yet it is also the case that any appeal to the principle of academic freedom in order to justify positions that contradict the faith and the teaching of the Church would obstruct or even betray the university's identity and mission; a mission at the heart of the Church's munus docendi and not somehow autonomous or independent of it.

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  • Yet it is also the case that any appeal to the principle of academic freedom in order to justify positions that contradict the faith and teaching of the Church would obstruct or even betray the university's identity and mission; a mission at the heart of the Church's munus docendi and not somehow autonomous or independent of it.

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  • Nullum tam barbarum, tam vile munus est, quod non lubentissime obire velit gens vilissima.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Peri tamen studio et pietate conscribendae vitae ejus munus suscepi, et postquam sumptuosa condere pro fortuna non licuit, exiguo sed eo forte liberalis ingenii monumento justa sanctissimo cineri solventur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Xenophon, in Cyropaed. graces it with a great name, Deorum munus, the gift of the gods, a princely sport, which they have ever used, saith Langius, epist.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Imperitus periti munus occupat, et sic apud vulgus habetur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cereris munus et aquae poculum mortales quaerunt habere, et quorum saties nunquam est, luxus autem, sunt caetera, non epulae.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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