Sentence Examples


  • They must therefore have been regarded as canonical in the first half of the 4th century.
  • The emperor renounced investiture by ring and staff, and permitted canonical elections; the pope on his part recognized the king's right to perform lay investiture and to assist at elections.
  • In the canonical form f=k1(px)5 +k2(gx) 5 +k3(rx) 5 .
  • All bishoprics, abbeys and priories were in the royal nomination, the canonical institution belonging to the pope.
  • Up to 1871 the island of Sicily was, according to the bull of Urban II., ecclesiastically dependent on the king, and exempt from the canonical power of the pope.
 

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