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of or relating to a church or to an established religion

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of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)

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The dubbio (doubt) that ecclesiastical courts cast over the legal soundness and legitimacy of these unions turned on the young age of the brides and the failed consummation.
These sought the creation of a converging movement towards the common confession of the received apostolic faith, which constitutes a necessary presupposition for the restoration of the ecclesiastical unity of the Christian world.
Ecclesiastical, a three-year-old colt by Bishop Of Cashel from the family of Lear Fan, proved a convincing winner of the Tote Credit Silver Bowl at Haydock at the end of May.
If the French bishops were blunt about the identity of the guilty ecclesiastical parties, they were no less direct on the issue of how their predecessors had failed.
Mark Hews, Group Chief Executive Officer of Ecclesiastical, said: 'Our purpose at Ecclesiastical is to contribute to the greater good of society.
Ecclesiastical chief executive Mark Hews said: "We have seen a fantastic public response to our Movement for Good awards.
Almost two years to the day after being elected bishop of the diocese of Algoma, Anne Germond has been installed as metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Ontario.
His Chronicle is divided into a secular history, the Syriac Chronicle or Chronicon Syriacum, and an ecclesiastical history, the Ecclesiatical Chronicle or Chronicon Ecclesiaticum, both of which extend to the closing decades of the 13th century.
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in connection with a series of break-ins and the theft of several ecclesiastical relics from over 23 different churches.
Conflict between the Church of England and those Protestants who refused to conform went beyond theology and ritual, says Elliott (Reformed Theological Seminary, Mississippi), to questions of ecclesiastical policy that involved views of social relations and the nature and purpose of government.
Commenting on this topic, one of the council's most famous theologians wrote: "Over the pope as the expression of the binding claim of ecclesiastical authority, there still stands one's own conscience, which must be obeyed before all else, even against the requirement of ecclesiastical authority.
The Book of My Life competition has been launched by specialist heritage insurer Ecclesiastical.