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  • From the moment that he became primate of Ireland, Stone proved himself more a politician than an ecclesiastic. "He was said to have been selfish, worldly-minded, ambitious and ostentatious; and he was accused, though very probably falsely, of gross private vice."
  • Unlike the advocate, however, the vice-dominus was at the outset an ecclesiastic, who acted as the bishop's lieutenant (locum tenens) or vicar.
  • Other Places to Visit Braga - historical ecclesiastic city - first bishopric of Portugal, with very beautiful buildings.
  • One of the great personages picked out and sent down by the University of Paris was an ecclesiastic named Nicolas Loyseleur.
  • It should be noted that Parish Councils act within secular parishes, quite separate from any local ecclesiastic parish.

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