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A plural of limen.
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(ˈlɪm ə nə)
a pl. of limen.
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Aside from the environment, the bishops will also discuss their recent "Ad Limina" visit to the Vatican.
Please continue." The prelate is in Rome with other Filipino bishops for their "ad limina" visit.
Marvin Mejia explained in an article posted on its website that bishops will be undertaking the 'Ad Limina apostolorum' (to the threshold of the apostles) visit to the Italian city from May and June.
Addressing media speculation that Taiwan's ties with the Vatican could change, Lee said a delegation of seven bishops from Taiwan met with the pope in May on an ad limina visit, the first such visit in 10 years.
She has also written reviews and essays, including "Shades of Melancholy" in Melancholia: Hinge as Innominate Limina, by Will Alexander, Heller Levinson, and Mary Newell.
Gabon, playing without their Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, scored the winner in the 14th minute when Levy Madinda hammered home a left-footed volley from the top of the box after Mario Limina had juggled the ball to send UAE central defender Amer Abdulrahman on the wrong foot before tapping across for Madinda to fire home the match winner.
Pakistan Catholic Bishops' Conference President Archbishop Joseph Arshad met with Pope Francis in the papal library as part of the periodic ad limina visits made by Pakistani bishops to Vatican City in order to reaffirm religious and social bonds with the pope.He was also accompanied by other bishops from Pakistan, including Archbishop Joseph Coutts of Karachi, Bishop Samson Shukardin of Hyderabad, Archbishop Sebastian Shaw of Lahore, and Bishop Benny Mario Travas of Multan.
Francis had spoken about a possible synod with a variety of bishops from South America, who have been making their ad limina visits to Rome this year.
I think five years is long enough," said Breana Limina, who recently started at the U.S.
Additionally, Pope Francis commented to Bishop Laun of Salzberg that "Gender ideology is demonic," on 30 January 2014 as part of the Austrian bishops' ad limina visit.