Monks and nuns sentence example

monks and nuns
  • Certain concordats deal with the orders and congregations of monks and nuns with a view to subjecting them to a certain control while securing to them the legal exercise of their activities.
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  • In later times his regulations enjoyed a high reputation, and were adopted by the monks and nuns of Port Royal.
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  • A vigorous campaign against monasticism took place; the monasteries were closed, and many of them pulled down or converted into barracks; monks and nuns were compelled to marry, and exiled in large numbers to Cyprus; the literary and artistic treasures were sold for the benefit of the imperial treasury.
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  • To marry, to do away with images, to become monks and nuns, or for monks and nuns to leave their convent, to eat meat on Friday or not to eat it, and other like things - all these are open questions, and should not be forbidden by any man.
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  • The monks and nuns were looked upon as the most consistent Christians, and were honoured accordingly.
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  • Cracow has 39 churches - about half the number it formerly had - and 25 convents for monks and nuns.
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  • After the 4th century, monks and nuns begin to form no inconsiderable part of the pilgrimages - a fact which is especially manifest from the numerous notices to be found in Jerome, and the narratives of Theodoret in the Historia religiosa.
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  • Since the expulsion of the religious orders from France in 1903 several communities of French monks and nuns have taken up their abode in the Principality.
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  • In the intervals of these journeys he governed Tours with great firmness, repressing disorders and reducing the monks and nuns to obedience.
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  • By Celtic usage abbesses presided over joint-houses of monks and nuns.
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  • He sent to Syria, Assemanus, a Maronite educated at the Roman college of Gregory XIII.; and at last, at a council held at the monastery of Lowaizi on the 30th of September 1736, the Maronite Church accepted from Rome a constitution which is still in force, and agreed to abandon some of its more incongruous usages such as mixed convents of monks and nuns.
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  • Their leader, named Pons, gathered round him nobles, priests, monks and nuns.
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