I will simply call your attention to the fact that your modern systems of popular election, of two chambers, and of juries all had their origin in provincial and oecumenical councils, and in the episcopate
and college of cardinals; but there is this difference,--the views of civilization held by our present-day philosophy seem to me to fade away before the sublime and divine conception of Catholic communion, the type of a universal social communion brought about by the word and the fact that are combined in religious dogma.
The Vatican's foreign minister, Archbishop Tauran, then spelled out the principles of the just war, as did the British episcopate
in their letter to their American brother bishops.
One priority in his episcopate
will be raising up local ministers and exploring more shared ministry options, he said.
Based on a wealth of primary sources, parish and diocesan histories, and biographies, Henery's treatment of the first one hundred bishops focuses in successive chapters on the founding of the American Episcopate
, its growth in numbers and geographical scope, its demographic composition, its pastoral and evangelical aspirations, its nurture and supervision of Episcopal clergy, and its development of church institutions.
In return for concessions, the governments required Catholics to provide osecuritieso in the form of oaths that included allegiance to King George III and his successors and a rejection of the alleged claims of the papacy that could be used to the detriment of the authority of the British crown, which also sought the right to veto candidates for the episcopate
that it deemed unsuitable.
A Church of England spokesman said: "The Church has said that it would be unjust to exclude from consideration for the episcopate
anyone seeking to live fully in conformity with the Church's teaching on sexual ethics or other areas of personal life and discipline.
On the other hand, Benedict XV's successor, Pius XI--committed as he was to a concordat policy--did not seem to have "any particular intention" (xv) of mobilizing Vatican diplomacy and the American episcopate
toward reestablishing dialogue with Washington.
even by his own brothers in the priesthood and the episcopate
," Francis said.
We thank Cardinal Santos, Archbishop of Manila, and the episcopate
of the Philippines, whose fraternal affection has made Our being among them so pleasant.
It was attended by senior Egyptian officials, Commanders of the armed forces, diplomats, representative of Al Azhar Mosque Grand Imam, representative of Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate
, businessmen, media persons, journalists and Bahraini students.
Salvadoran priests said that Romero began his episcopate
as a conservative, but, after the assassination of a friend, Jesuit Fr.
We see the American episcopate
, laity, and occasionally even the pope fight battles across the American political stage--losing many, such as on abortion or a speedy end to the Vietnam War, but winning their fair share as well, as with the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.