A civil officer charged with the administration of the law.
The forgiving/pardon by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory
The act of banishing a member of the Church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the Church
A formal proclamation issued by the pope
A religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches
An adherent of any of those Christian bodies that separated from the Church of Rome during the Reformation
Something of historic interest that has survived from the past
Devotion to religion
A Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper with bread and wine
A ruler who suppresses his or her religious designs for his or her kingdom in favor of political expediency.
the sacred rituals of the Church
Of or relating to the christian church or clergy