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Of or relating to Saint Peter.

[Late Latin Petrus, Saint Peter + -ine.]


1. (Bible) New Testament of or relating to St Peter, his position of leadership, or the epistles, etc, attributed to him
2. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church of or relating to the supremacy in the Church that the pope is regarded as having inherited from St Peter: the Petrine claims.


(ˈpi traɪn, -trɪn)

of or pertaining to the apostle Peter or the Epistles bearing his name.
[1840–50; < Late Latin Petr(us) Peter1 + -ine1]
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But scholarship on Russian law in the last three decades has pointed toward Kollmann's conclusions, which she fully supports with thorough and meticulous research into the actual practice and application of criminal law in the 17th century and Petrine period.
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There is absolutely no doubt regarding the validity of my resignation from the Petrine ministry," Benedict, 86, who now has the title "pope emeritus," said in a letter to the Italian website Vatican Insider published on Wednesday.
President is Edwin Thornley, assisted by Vice President, Petrine Moongela, Secretary, Ritta Khiba, Treasurer, Mr Hennie Fourie, and Publicity & Information member, Mr Browny Mutrifa.
He had announced during resigning that his strengths, due to an advanced age, were no longer suitable for an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry.
The Petrine ministry, lived with total dedication, found in him a wise and humble exponent, his gaze always firmly on Christ, the risen Christ, present and alive in the Eucharist.
But he is also a regular human being, a fact Benedict put with breathtaking humility and simplicity in the announcement of his resignation: "I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry.
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The two seem to have taken pains to show continuity in the Petrine ministry.