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    7. What can a Diocesan Bishop dispense from and what can he not dispense from? The Diocesan Bishop can dispense from universal, particular, disciplinary, and ecclesiastical dispositions that the supreme authority of the Church has mandated for his territory or his subjects. This right to dispense from some laws is conferred at the time of his ordination. Here the Code of Canon Law highlights that the Bishop is not a vicar of the Pope, but he has the power of governance in his diocese because it is a portion of the people if God where the Church is truly and fully present. Therefore, the Bishop can dispense from these laws in a particular way, not in a general way. It means that the Bishop must study each case to make a dispensation. However, the Diocesan Bishop cannot dispense from constitutive law, that which is essential part of juridic institutes or acts. Also, the bishop cannot dispense from penal law because penalties look for the spiritual conversion of the faithful. In…

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    Billy Bishop

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    Bishop was born February 8, 1894, in Ontario, Canada. He showed interest in aircraft and flying at a young age. At age 15, he built his own airplane out of cardboard and wood and tried to fly it off of his roof. He did not excel in school, so his father enrolled him in the Royal Military College at the age of 17. When the war broke out in 1914, he was assigned to a cavalry unit, but before he could leave to fight, he came down with pneumonia. After he recovered, he joined the Royal Flying Corps.…

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    Billy Bishop Essay

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    William Avery Bishop, recognized as Canadian hero Billy Bishop, was born February 8, 1894, in Owen Sound, Ontario. His parents, William A. Bishop, and Margret Bishop had built a substantial living for their children, with William a lawyer and graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Ontario. Bishop earned the position of a vigorous fighter, defending himself against those who were intractable. He preferred solitary activities, which coerced his expertise in swimming, horseback riding, and…

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    Elizabeth Bishop Quotes

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    Elizabeth Bishop: House Guest “If after I read a poem the world looks like that poem for 24 hours or so I'm sure it's a good one—and the same goes for paintings.” Elizabeth Bishop’s “House Guest” is a brilliantly written poem that this quote would perfectly apply to. “House Guest” was written by Bishop in 1968. It is about a seemingly depressed seamstress that is unwilling to do anything. Bishop had a very unique writing style and was influenced by many events and people throughout her life.…

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    Council At Nicaea Essay

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    By late 324, the churches of the East were sharply divided between Arius and Alexander. Presbyter Arius came into a direct disagreement with Bishop Alexander. It appears that Arius reproached Alexander for what he felt were misguided or heretical teachings being taught by the bishop. The disputes over Arianism were enormously significant both for the churches and for the Roman Empire itself. Emperor Constantine wanted to unite the church for the purpose of the Empire, according to several…

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    Secondly, Márquez criticizes the bishop in the village for his wildly grand prestige over the village, his general lack of care for the citizens, and his presence being an interference to the village. In the novel, the bishop only appears when he is coming down the river in his boat, and draws the cross in the air. Márquez illustrates the bishop’s boat as having "two smokestacks instead of one, with the flag painted on them like armbands, and the wheel made of planks at the stern [which] gave it…

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    African bishops have played in the debate, to calls to remove "intrinsically disordered" from the church's language on gays, to the freedom bishops now enjoy to speak their minds on once-taboo issues, Francis' synod on the family has at the very least shaken up the church for years to come. And if Francis has his way, there's more ahead. Francis delivered a sleeper bombshell of a speech over the weekend kicking off the final week of…

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    The Papacy In Rome

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    The papacy is the office held by the pope as the leader of the Roman Catholic Church. This office spans since the time of Peter to the present modern world. In the days of the early church, bishops in Rome did not enjoy any temporal power. This was the case till the time of Constantine. Following the fall of Rome, the papacy was shaped by temporal leaders that ruled the neighboring Italian Peninsula. With time, the papacy solidified its territorial areas to a part of Peninsula. The bishop of…

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    The Council of Nicaea i The Council of Nicaea Mark McAbee Christianity and World Religion Professor Van Schooten October 26, 2014 The Council of Nicaea 1. The Council of Nicaea In the summer of 325 A.D. Emperor Constantine called upon 1800 bishops from all across the Mediterranean to address the growing problems facing the young religion known as Christianity. Heretical scripture, inconsistencies in doctrinal teachings, and infighting threatened, not only…

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    deviated from the catholic faith and their supporters were to be corrected by the teachings of the priesthood as well as ‘terror’ of imperial punishments . The marginalization of pagans and Jews was also furthered through increased taxation, loss of property and their displacement from imperial service . Overall while significant powers were granted to bishops it appears to have largely been the responsibility of the praetorian prefect and other civil officials to enforce the judgments of…

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