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  • The resolutions of the Lambeth Conferences have never been regarded as synodical decrees, but their weight has increased with each conference.
  • The bishop over whom the synod of neighbouring bishops had exercised jurisdiction had no formal right of appeal; but sometimes bishops in other parts of the Church would refuse to acknowledge the local synodical sentence and would communicate with a bishop whom they deemed unjustly deposed.
  • Hence the practice, immediately after Nicaea I., of superadding banishment by the emperor to synodical condemnation.
  • The upshot of a long conflict was that the papal claim to entertain appeals from Africa by priests and deacons was rejected by the African bishops, who in their final synodical epistle also repudiate in terms any right of appeal by African bishops to " parts beyond the seas " (see Hefele, Councils, bk.
  • There is attached to it a government commissioner, with no vote, but affixing his signature to the synodical judgments (Joyce, op. cit.

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