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In ecclesiastical usage: (1) the transference of the relics of a saint either from their original place of burial into an altar tomb or shrine or from one shrine to another; (2) the transference to a different day of a feast when the season (e.g. Holy Week) prohibits its observance, or when a feast of higher rank occurs on the same day; (3) the transference of a cleric from one ecclesiastical office to another, especially of a bishop from one see to another.

(1) the transference of the relics of a saint either from their original place of burial into an altar tomb or shrine or from one shrine to another; (2) the transference to a different day of a feast when the season (e.g. Holy Week) prohibits its observance, or when a feast of higher rank occurs on the same day; (3) the transference of a cleric from one ecclesiastical office to another, especially of a bishop from one see to another.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Christianity.


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