Definition of Ecclesiastical. Meaning of Ecclesiastical. Synonyms of Ecclesiastical

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Definition of Ecclesiastical

Ecclesiastical
Ecclesiastical Ec*cle`si*as"tic*al, a. [See Ecclesiastical, a.] Of or pertaining to the church; relating to the organization or government of the church; not secular; as, ecclesiastical affairs or history; ecclesiastical courts. Every circumstance of ecclesiastical order and discipline was an abomination. --Cowper. Ecclesiastical commissioners for England, a permanent commission established by Parliament in 1836, to consider and report upon the affairs of the Established Church. Ecclesiastical courts, courts for maintaining the discipline of the Established Church; -- called also Christian courts. [Eng.] Ecclesiastical law, a combination of civil and canon law as administered in ecclesiastical courts. [Eng.] Ecclesiastical modes (Mus.), the church modes, or the scales anciently used. Ecclesiastical States, the territory formerly subject to the Pope of Rome as its temporal ruler; -- called also States of the Church.

Meaning of Ecclesiastical from wikipedia

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- Ecclesiastical Latin, also called Church Latin, Liturgical Latin or Italian Latin, is a form of Latin initially developed to discuss Christian thought...
- Ecclesiastical polity is the operational and governance structure of a church or of a Christian denomination. It also denotes the ministerial structure...
- of May 31, 2018, the Catholic Church in its entirety comprises 3,160 ecclesiastical jurisdictions, including over 645 archdioceses and 2,236 dioceses, as...
- An ecclesiastical province is one of the basic forms of jurisdiction in Christian Churches with traditional hierarchical structure, including Western Christianity...
- An ecclesiastical ring is a finger ring worn by clergy, such as a bishop's ring. In Western Christianity, rings are worn by bishops as well as other clerics...
- A rector is, in an ecclesiastical sense, a cleric who functions as an administrative leader in some Christian denominations. In contrast, a vicar is also...
- An ecclesiastical university is a special type of higher education school recognised by the Canon law of the Catholic Church. It is one of two types of...
- Ecclesiastical heraldry refers to the use of heraldry within the Christian Church for dioceses and Christian clergy. Initially used to mark do****ents,...
- Translation is the transfer of a bishop from one episcopal see to another. The word is from the Latin trānslātiō, meaning "carry across". (Another religious...
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