Sentence Examples


  • Their chief function is to ordain, and to act as "intercessors."
  • They alone can administer the rite of confirmation, ordain priests and deacons, and exercise a certain dispensing power.
  • Without due invitation, a bishop may not ordain, or in any other way interfere with affairs lying outside his proper territory; nor may he appoint his own successor.
  • Finally, early in 1614, King, bishop of London, "proceeded with all convenient speed to ordain him, first deacon, then priest."
  • We ordain, he wrote, that the king shall have full power and free jurisdiction over his realm, as in.
 

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