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Definition of the noun cardinalate
What does cardinalate mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: cardinalates
- (Roman Catholic Church) the body of all cardinals of the church; elects and advises the pope
- domain: Church of Rome / Roman Catholic / Roman Catholic Church / Roman Church / Western Church
- lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
- synonyms of cardinalate: College of Cardinals / Sacred College / Sacred College of Cardinals
- more generic word: body = a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
- part of: Church of Rome / Roman Catholic / Roman Catholic Church / Roman Church / Western Church = the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
- member: cardinal = one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
- the office of cardinal
Alternative definition of the noun cardinalate
- The dignity and ecclestiastic office of Roman Catholic cardinal
- synonym: (office) cardinalship
- Collective term for the cardinals
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Canon Law (2002)
by Libero Gerosa
Differently from the episcopate, which is the fullness of the sacrament of orders and as such belongs to the very essence of the constitutional structure of the Church, the cardinalate is an institution of merely ecclesiastical law, emerging in the ...
The Faith Explained (2017)
by Leo J. Trese
The cardinalate is a position of honor, quite independent of Holy Orders. The cardinals are simply the Pope's personal advisers; they are the Papal “cabinet officers.” Nowadays it is only priests and bishops who are chosen as cardinals, but ...
The Sacramental Mystery (1999)
by Paul Haffner
For instance, the cardinalate is a structure tightly connected with the election of the Pope, whose ...
A Life in Prayer (2005)
The Private Prayers of Pope John Paul II by Pope John Paul II
The cardinalate is a lifetime appointment, although cardinals, under rules established by the Second Vatican Council, must ...
Pope John Paul II (2014)
by Tad Szulc
The cardinalate is a lifetime appointment although cardinals, under rules established by the Second Vatican Council, must retire from governing, pastoral, or administrative activities at seventy-five. But they remain members ofthe College of ...
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Encyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)
History and biography, vol. 4
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The Catholic Encyclopedia (1910)
An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles Herbermann
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The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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