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  • Church, Frederick Edwin 1826-1900. American painter and leader of the Hudson River School. His works include Heart of the Andes (1859).

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  • proper n. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: used with preceding the.


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  • That is so to say the usual way of doing it, the local church passes important news about the Church on to the papal representation.

    Swedish TV, part 2: Upcoming attack on the Holy Father scheduled for Wednesday

  • Sacrament chapel and had one of those conversation that start in whispers because it's in church and continue properly outside as you walk up to Victoria station and cover all sorts of things from liturgy to current trends in Church and nation.


  • The Anglo-Catholic can only exhort his church to follow a more "catholic" position and in the case of the Episcopal Church, failing miserably, thus necessitating further schism as Anglo-Catholics create their own communions; the Catholic, however, can have the trust and confidence that his Church is indeed the Catholic Church of Jesus Christ.

    Parasitic Catholicism? Anglo-Catholics and Private Judgment

  • If you're using the real-life Catholic Church as your story church, then depicting that Church as corrupt or the Pope as Machiavellian has the potential to offend real practitioners of that faith.

    Religion in MMOGs

  • The file grew over the years as Küng published book after book on such controversial topics as intellectual freedom, celibacy, and church structures, and in 1967 the late Cardinal Alfredo Ottaviani, then the Vatican's John Mitchell (they also looked alike), tried to suppress Küng's The Church (London: Search Press) for asserting, among other things, that infallibility merely meant the Church's "fundamental remaining in the truth, which is not disturbed by individual errors."

    Quo Vadis, Wojtyla?

  • At a mixed marriage the couple cannot be married in the church, nor even in the sacristy; the priest cannot wear a surplice or stole or any of the sacred vestments of the Church; he cannot use holy water, or the Sign of the Cross; he cannot bless the ring or even use the Church's language -- Latin.

    Baltimore Catechism No. 4 (of 4) An Explanation of the Baltimore Catechism of Christian Doctrine

  • Commons to support it, and the pledge "to bring the churches of God in the three Kingdoms to the nearest conjunction and uniformity in religion, confession of faith, form of church government and catechizing" (including punishment of malignants and opponents of reformation in Church and State), carried menace to the colonies and to Massachusetts in particular.

    The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut

  • Being a church officer, he was chosen by the Church as far as consistent with his extraordinary office.

    The Divine Right of Church Government by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London

  • They incorporated their church under a new title which the mother Church could never adopt.

    Historical Catechism Of The A. M. E. Zion Church. For Use in Families and Sunday Schools.

  • The historical argument, indeed, was not a safe position for the Church, and Wake's rejoinder in his _State of the Church_ (1703) is generally conceded to have proved his point, so far as the claim of prescription is concerned.

    Political Thought in England from Locke to Bentham


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