pontifice

pontifice

(ˈpɒntɪˌfɪs)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) ecclesiast a priest in ancient Rome
2. (Civil Engineering) civil engineering obsolete the structure of a bridge
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With joy And tidings fraught, to Hell he now return'd, And at the brink of CHAOS, neer the foot Of this new wondrous Pontifice, unhop't Met who to meet him came, his Ofspring dear.
On 5 February 1622, Ciampoli thanked the poet for sending a copy of his Delle lodi del Gran Duca di Toscana Cosimo II; then on 25 February 1623, Ciampoli thanked him again, this time for "the works of Signor Michel Agnolo Buonarruoti, whose name, so famous and admirable to everyone, Your Lordship renews, are adorned with such qualities"; lastly, on 22 July, Ciampoli sent Buonarroti a copy of his Oratio de Pontifice maximo eligendo, "which I read last Wednesday to the cardinals just before they entered into the Conclave.
Daphne McLeod, of the campaign group Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, said: "The Archdiocese has taken absolutely the correct decision.
Andrew Pollard Senior from Tipperary was awarded the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice by Pope Benedict XVI at a ceremony last week.
11) Pope Benedict XV, Maximum Illud: Del sumo Pontifice Benedicto XV sobre la propagacion de la fe catolica en el mundo entero, 30 November 1919, http://www.
Ruth and George Chippendale (Palo Alto) were awarded the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, which recognizes Catholics who show outstanding leadership and service to those in need.
The Cross Pro Ecclesia Et Pontifice (for Church and Pontiff) was prsented to the former head of St Paulinus School, Guisborough, for her contribution to Catholic education on Teesside.
Bessie Baker was the first Australian woman to receive the papal cross and decoration Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice.
In a special ceremony in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles in 1995, Pope John Paul II awarded Martha Earley the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice gold medal for lifelong service to the church.
She subsequently received a number of other distinctions including honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and in 1999 (along with Peter Geach) a Papal medal pro Ecclesia et Pontifice.
Pio XI, el Pontifice de las Misiones y del Oriente.
Father Mike Manning is the recipient of the prestigious Papal award Pro Ecclesia Et Pontifice Cross from Pope Benedict XVI, given to "individuals whose contributions rise to a level that deserves recognition by the Universal Church.