Sentence Examples


  • The pope condoned those who had acquired church property; and by way of compensation the government engaged to give the bishops and cures suitable salaries.
  • From a greengrocer he learnt arithmetic; and higher branches were begun under one of those wandering scholars who gained a livelihood by cures for the sick and lessons for the young.
  • The appointment of cures rested with the bishops and had to be confirmed by the government, but this confirmation is now dispensed with.
  • In 1891 nearly two million pilgrims viewed the coat, and eleven miraculous cures were claimed.
  • Bishops and beneficed incumbents (cures) must be regularly tried; and where the Church is established the canonical courts are recognized.

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