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- adv. In a pastoral manner
- adv. In the role of a pastor
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- adv. In a pastoral or rural manner.
- adv. In the manner of a pastor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a pastoral or rural manner.
- In the manner of a pastor.
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Speaking at a press conference after her election, Bishop Jefferts Schori said she "hoped to be able to deal" with requests "pastorally" from traditionalists not to act as chief consecrator of new bishops opposed to the ordination of women.
The church and society at large place too much importance on the good of marriage and the family founded on it to not make a profound commitment to it pastorally, Benedict said.
Again, a pastorally sound position, in my opinion.
While the liturgy of the word has its most appropriate form if the priest is facing the people, it seems theologically and pastorally most appropriate to apply the option - recognised by the missal of Paul VI in its various editions - to continue to celebrate the Eucharist toward the Crucified.
It would be pastorally compromising, and it is normally illegal!
"The church and society at large place too much importance on the good of marriage and the family founded on it to not make a profound commitment to it pastorally," Benedict said.
It was approved by most Anglican primates within the communion and calls on all clergy "to minister pastorally and sensitively to all irrespective of sexual orientation and condemn irrational fear of gay people".
He also pointed out that he considered pastorally and morally unjust that the faithful of the Ambrosian Rite be deprived of the fruits of the Holy Father's generosity.
However, it may give a sense of what people are or are not pastorally open to as regards this question and what the present practices are out there.
Mr. TOD TAMBERG (Spokesman, Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles): Cardinal Mahony decided to handle it pastorally and thought that the thing to do would be to make sure that Michael Baker got the kind of treatment that he needed and the kind of help he needed so that he could make himself whole again.