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Pontifical

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

The liturgical book in the Roman Catholic Church which contains the prayers and ceremonies for rites involving a bishop.

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pontifical

Éric Palazzo.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 185 words.

The liturgical book of the Bishop the pontifical contained only the texts he needed for the celebration of the rites

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libri pontificales

Herbert Jennings Rose and John North.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World. 165 words.

Libri pontificales, general name for the records kept by the college of *pontifices at Rome. An idea of part of their contents may be formed from the surviving, inscribed, *com...

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Pontifical Biblical Commission

Joseph A. Fitzmyer.

in The Oxford Companion to the Bible

January 1993; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 840 words.

By his Apostolic Letter Vigilantiae (30 Oct. 1902), Pope Leo XIII established the Pontifical Biblical Commission to promote

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Pontifical Biblical Commission.

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

By his Apostolic Letter Vigilantiae (30 Oct. 1902), Pope Leo XIII established the Pontifical Biblical Commission to promote biblical studies in the Roman Catholic Church, “that God's words...

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Pontifical

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

The liturgical book in the Roman Catholic Church which contains the prayers and ceremonies for rites involving a bishop.

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Pontifical

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 64 words.

A liturgical book of the Western Church containing rites proper to a bishop: the dedication of churches, the consecration of altars, the blessing of sacred vessels, conferral of clerical...

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pontifical

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 467 words.

cackle, crackle, grackle, hackle, jackal, mackle, shackle, tackle • ankle, rankle • Gaskell, mascle, paschal •

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pontifical

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 464 words.

cackle, crackle, grackle, hackle, jackal, mackle, shackle, tackle • ankle, rankle • Gaskell, mascle, paschal •

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Pontifical

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 114 words.

The liturgical book of the W. Church containing the prayers and ceremonies for rites used by a bishop, e.g. Confirmation

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Pontifical

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 116 words.

The liturgical book of the W. Church containing the prayers and ceremonies for rites used by a bishop, e.g. *

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Pontifical

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 20 words.

The liturgical book in the Roman Catholic Church which contains the prayers and ceremonies for rites involving a bishop.

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pontifical

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 148 words.

A liturgical book describing rites and sacraments, the celebration of which is reserved to the bishop, such as confirmation; ordination

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pontifical

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 4 words.

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Pontifical

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 476 words.

the liturgical book of the W. Church containing the prayers and ceremonies for rites used by a bishop, e.g. *

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Pontifical

Edited by Robert E. Bjork.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 5 words.

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Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies

Jonathan B. Bengtson.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online February 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 390 words.

Centre for the study of the humanities founded in 1929 by the University of St Michael’s College in the University of Toronto and the Congregation of the Priests of St Basil. The Pontifical...

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Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity

John A. Radano.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ecumenical Studies

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Comparative Religion. 4406 words.

This chapter discusses the origin and work of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) as the major instrument of the Holy See for ecumenical matters. Established in...

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audiences, pontifical

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Receptions given by the Pope to visitors to Rome and to officials having business with the Holy See. They are for the most part private, but the general public are received in large numbers...

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Library, Pontifical

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

We know that, from the 6th c., the Popes possessed manuscripts kept at the Lateran, but this collection suffered irremediable damage in the 10th and 11th centuries. The first library ...

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libri pontificales

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

General name for the records kept by the college of pontifices at Rome. An idea of part of their contents may be formed from the surviving, inscribed, commentarii of the ...

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