Definition of Confraternities. Meaning of Confraternities. Synonyms of Confraternities

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Definition of Confraternities

Confraternities
Confraternity Con`fra*ter"ni*ty, n.; pl. Confraternities. [LL. confraternitas: cf. F. confraternit?. See Fraternity.] A society of body of men united for some purpose, or in some profession; a brotherhood. These live in one society and confraternity. --Stow.

Meaning of Confraternities from wikipedia

- Examples include the various confraternities of penitents and the confraternities of the cord, as well as the Confraternity of the Rosary. Pious ****ociations...
- maintenance of a local leper hospital. Confraternities were actively involved in their communities. Penitential confraternities developed in Italy and had spread...
- confraternities as a check on the student unions and university staff, who were the only organized groups opposing military rule. The confraternities...
- The Confraternity Bible is any edition of the Catholic Bible translated under the au****es of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) between 1941...
- similar confraternities in France. The indulgences granted to all these confraternities are numerous. In the Archdiocese of New York, the Confraternity of...
- Central Italian flagellant confraternities evolved and emerged from Central Italian confraternities that originated in the tenth century. The members of...
- charity. There are various confraternities of the Cord, whose members wear a cord as insignia just as members of other confraternities wear a sca****r. There...
- sodalities and other confraternities. Confraternities and sodalities had their beginnings after the rise of the confraternities of prayer in the early...
- Confraternities of priests - in distinction from the many confraternities open to lay persons - reached an important place of influence in the Roman Catholic...
- United States. Some sinister confraternities have been formed to copy the Pyrates confraternity which led the Pyrates confraternity to dissociate itself from...