Sentence Examples


  • In all cases canonical institution (which confers ecclesiastical jurisdiction) is reserved to the pope or the bishops.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • He was cited three times, in the canonical manner, and upon not appearing was threatened in the third session with anathema (Hefele, Councils, sect.

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