Spiritual charge or treatment

  • 1 Treatment of Christians in Communist Bloc countries — Before and after the October Revolution of November 7, 1917 (October 25 Old Calendar) there was a movement within the Soviet Union to unite all of the people of the world under Communist rule (see Communist International). This included the… …

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  • 2 cure — I. n. 1. Remedy, antidote, restorative, reparative, corrective, help, specific. 2. Healing, restoration. 3. Remedial treatment, method of treatment, therapy. 4. Spiritual charge or treatment, curacy. II. v. a. 1. Remedy, heal. 2 …

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  • 3 Catholic sex abuse cases — The Catholic sex abuse cases are a series of convictions, trials and ongoing investigations into allegations of sex crimes committed by Catholic priests and members of religious orders.[1] These cases began receiving public attention beginning in …

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  • 4 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 5 Church Maintenance — • The proper support of church edifices and church institutions Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Church Maintenance     Church Maintenance      …

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  • 6 Cure — (k[=u]r), n. [OF, cure care, F., also, cure, healing, cure of souls, L. cura care, medical attendance, cure; perh. akin to cavere to pay heed, E. cution. Cure is not related to care.] 1. Care, heed, or attention. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Of study… …

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  • 7 cure — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin & Latin; Medieval Latin cura, cure of souls, from Latin, care Date: 14th century 1. a. spiritual charge ; care b. pastoral charge of a parish 2. a. recovery or relief from… …

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  • 8 cure — /ˈkjuə / (say kyoohuh), /ˈkjʊə / (say kyoouh) noun 1. a method or course of remedial treatment, as for disease. 2. successful remedial treatment; restoration to health. 3. a means of healing or curing; a remedy. 4. the act or a method of curing… …

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  • 9 cur´er — cure «kyur», verb, cured, cur|ing, noun. –v.t. 1. to bring back to health; make well: »The doctor used strong medicine to cure the sick child of pneumonia. Figurative. Time cured him of his grief (Washington Irving). 2. to get rid of: »R …

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  • 10 cure — [kyoor] n. [OFr < L cura, care, concern, trouble < OL * coira < IE base * kois , be concerned] 1. a healing or being healed; restoration to health or a sound condition 2. a medicine or treatment for restoring health; remedy 3. a system,… …

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  • 11 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 12 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 13 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 14 religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …

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  • 15 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 16 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 17 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 18 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 19 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 20 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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