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  Consistory -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A consistory is a formal meeting of the ((Roman Catholic Church) the body of cardinals who advise the Pope and elect new Popes) College of Cardinals of the (The Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy) Roman Catholic Church.
Consistories are held in (The capital of the State of the Vatican City) Vatican City for taking care of the business of the college, which usually involves advising the (The head of the Roman Catholic Church) Pope on important matters concerning the church.
At the consistory cardinals are generally assigned titular churches in the (The territorial jurisdiction of a bishop) diocese of Rome, though Paul VI abolished their functional involvement in the governance of these churches; the cardinals formally "take possession" of these churches at a later date.
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 Consistory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The consistory is a formal meeting of the Sacred College of Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church, except when convened to elect a new pope (then the name is conclave, and specific rules apply, also to its composition).
Consistories are held in Vatican City for taking care of the business of the college, which usually involves advising the Pope on important matters concerning the church.
At the consistory cardinals are generally assigned titular churches in the diocese of Rome, though Paul VI abolished their functional involvement in the governance of these churches; the cardinals formally "take possession" of these churches at a later date.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Consistory   (527 words)

  
 The Catholic Encyclopedia - Papal Consistory
It is also in the secret consistory that the cardinals receive from the pope the cardinal's ring, are appointed to some titular church or deaconry, exercise the option of passing from one titular church to another, and of ascending from the order of deacons and priests to the order of priests and bishops respectively.
At the end of the consistory the advocates called consistorial are admitted to request, with the usual formalities, the pallium for newly appointed archbishops; their petition is granted immediately, but the conferring of the pallium takes place later.
In the public consistory one of the consistorial advocates pleads the cause and a prelate answers in the pope's name, inviting all to pray in order that the pope may be enlightened on the subject.
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 Consistory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Consistories are held in Rome and those new cardinals present are presented with their rings, zuccheti (small skullcaps), and biretti (four-cornered silk hats) by the Pope.
Consistory, Papal The origin of the papal consistory is closely connected with the history of the Roman presbytery or body of the Roman clergy.
Arches, The Court of Was held in the Church of St. Mary le Bow (Sancta Maria de Arcubus), in Cheapside, the chief and most ancient court and consistory of the jurisdiction of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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 CONSISTORY COURTS - LoveToKnow Article on CONSISTORY COURTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Consistory courts were established by a charter of William I., which appointed the cognizance of ecclesiastical causes in a distinct place or court from the temporal.
The officer who exercises jurisdiction in a consistory court is known as the chancellor (q.v.), and be is appointed by patent from the bishop or archbishop.
All jurisdiction, both contentious and voluntary, is committed to him under two separate offices, those of official principal and vicar-general; the distinction between the two offices is that the official principal usually exercises contentious jurisdiction and the vicar-general voluntary jurisdiction.
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 CONSISTORY - LoveToKnow Article on CONSISTORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Thus the name consistory has come to be applied almost exclusively to meetings of the college of cardinals with the pope as president, formerly for deliberative purposes, but nowadays purelyformal.
There are three kinds of consistory: the secret consistory, in which only the cardinals take part; the public consistory, to which are admitted persons from outside and a fairly large audience; and finally, the semi-public consistory, in which the bishops present in Rome take part with the cardinals, and are allowed to state their opinion.
Finally, in secret consistories were discussed matters of general interest, such as the creation of cardinals, the provision of cathedral churches and other higher ben~fices,hence called consistorial,the creation, union or division of dioceses, the conerring of the pallium (q.v.), and other matters of importance.
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 Consistory - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A consistory is a formal meeting of the College of Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church.
Consistories are held in Vatican City for taking care of the business of the college, which usually involves advising the Pope on important matters concerning the Roman Catholic Church.
In Protestant churches in Germany and Scandinavia, the word consistory (Konsistorium etc.) has been used for the chapter of a cathedral.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - CONSISTORY:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The first attempt to create such a consistory was made by Napoleon I. In 1806 he convened the Assembly of Jewish Notables, whose resolutions were confirmed by a subsequently convened Sanhedrin; after which, by the decree of March 17, 1808, he organized a consistory.
Every consistory consisted of a grand rabbi, with another rabbi where possible, and of three lay members, two of whom were residents of the town where the consistory sat.
Each consistory has a representative in the central consistory, which therefore is composed of twelve members and the grand rabbi of France; its seat is in Paris.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=737&letter=C   (736 words)

  
 Notes on Consistory, May 21-24, 2001, By Thomas J. Reese, S.J., AMERICA March 19, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Consistories have also taken on some bigger topics: the church and culture (1979), the revision of the Code of Canon Law (1982), threats to human life and religious sects (1991).
The consistories began to decline when issues became more complex and more numerous, and they were replaced by pontifical congregations, which were originally simply committees of cardinals formed to study an issue too complex to be handled by the consistory.
The consistory as a governance structure gradually disappeared (and ultimately was suppressed in 1588) as popes imitated absolute monarchs who downgraded the role of nobles in the royal court.
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 Consistory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
However, the cardinal himself does not have to attend the consistory for his elevationto be effective.
Consistories are held in Rome and those new cardinals present are presented with theirrings, zuccheti (small skullcaps), and biretti (four-cornered silk hats) by the Pope.
At the consistory cardinals are generally assigned titular churches in the diocese of Rome, though Paul VI abolished their functional involvement in the governance of these churches; the cardinals formally "takepossession" of these churches at a later date.
www.therfcc.org /consistory-26203.html   (250 words)

  
 Consistory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Consistories are held in Rome for taking care of the business the college which usually involves advising the Pope on important matters concerning the Roman Church.
Some have died before the consistory date and a Pope dies before the consistory all nominations are voided.
At the consistory cardinals are generally assigned churches in the diocese of Rome though Paul VI abolished functional involvement in the governance of these the cardinals formally "take possession" of these at a later date.
www.freeglossary.com /Consistory   (367 words)

  
 Church Order of the United Reformed Churches in North America
At the conclusion of such training, a student must approach his Consistory to become a candidate for the ministry of the Word, which shall arrange for his examination at a meeting of the classis of which his Consistory is a participant.
Consistories who are convinced that they cannot comply with a decision of a broader assembly because it does not agree with the Word of God cannot be compelled to do so, provided that they state to the classis the points at which the decision of the assembly disagrees with the Word of God.
If a Consistory refuses to comply with the final decision of the synod and a subsequent synod rules by majority vote that submission in the matter is essential for the unity of the churches, the congregation is no longer eligible for membership in the federation.
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 Notes on the Oct. 21, 2003, Consistory By Thomas J. Reese, S.J.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A consistory is a meeting of the cardinals to advise the pope.
In the past, before the public consistory, there was a private or "secret" consistory on the same day in the consistory hall where the pope met with the old cardinals and announced to them the names of the men he wanted to make cardinals.
At the secret consistory, after the names were read, the cardinals tipped their hats to indicate their approval of the candidates.
www.americamagazine.org /articles/consistory03.htm   (2925 words)

  
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The consistory of this once 50-plus-family church located on the outskirts of Toronto, informed its members at a congregational meeting on October 26 that it was withdrawing from the federation of OCRC's.
That left the consistory with a congregation of some 20-plus families of their own to continue for the time being as an independent church.
The consistory has stated its intention to keep the name Orthodox Christian Reformed Church of Toronto, and is considering the possibility of affiliation with the Alliance of Reformed Churches, a fellowship of conservative CRC and independent churches.
www.iclnet.org /pub/resources/text/reformed/archive95/nr95-009.txt   (551 words)

  
 Catholic World News : The October consistory: schedule and background
At the actual ceremony of the consistory, the highlight comes when each prelate kneels before the Pope to receive the small, square, red silk hat which marks his status as Prince of the Church.
In an "ordinary private" consistory, the cardinals who are working at the Vatican or visiting Rome gather to vote their formal approval of decrees prepared by the Roman Curia, such as the decrees authorizing beatifications or canonizations.
An "ordinary public" consistory is an event like the one scheduled for October 21, in which cardinals gather from all around the world for the installation of new members of their College.
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 Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society: Registers fo the Consistory of Geneva in the Time of Calvin: Volume 1: ...
Calvin's Ecclesiastical Ordinances underscored the role of the Consistory to enforce discipline upon the populace.
In the Consistory, the accused was brought in and the syndic (mayor) began the session by asking a series of questions followed by the defendant's responses.
The Consistory called her in for questioning, and she answered that she was not responsible for the deaths, but suspected a neighbor of the crime.
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 Church Order Of Dort
The consistory shall ensure that the parents, to the best of their ability, have their children attend a school where the instruction given is in harmony with the Word of God as the Church has summarized it in her Confessions.
The consistory shall not deal with any matter pertaining to purity of doctrine or piety of life that is reported to it unless it has first ascertained that both private admonitions and admonitions in the presence of one or two witnesses have remained fruitless, or that the sin committed is of a public character.
The consistory shall determine whether the benefit of the congregation requires that this confession of sin shall be made publicly and - in case it is made before the consistory or before two or three office-bearers whether the congregation shall be informed afterwards.
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 CONSISTORY - Definition
Note: In some churches, as the Dutch Reformed in America, a consistory is composed of the minister and elders of an individual church, corresponding to a Presbyterian church session, and in others, as the Reformed church in France, it is composed of ministers and elders, corresponding to a presbytery.
In some Lutheran countries it is a body of clerical and lay officers appointed by the sovereign to superintend ecclesiastical affairs.
Of the nature of, or pertaining to, a consistory.
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 Board of Ukrainian Orthodox Consistory in Canada holds three-day meeting (02/04/01)
The Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada is composed of 18 members - the chair, eight members elected from among clergy and nine members elected from lay members of the Church.
The president of the Consistory is the metropolitan of the UOCC.
The Consistory received the audited year-end financial statement for the 1999-2000 budget year and the report of the external auditors, Craig and Ross, and reviewed the investment report of the Consistory's investment advisor, Bob Challis of the Nakamun Group.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/2001/050116.shtml   (744 words)

  
 Home > News & Updates > Notes on a Consistory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
John Paul II had insisted since February that the purpose of the consistory was to think through the Church’s evangelical opportunities in the third millennium of Christian history.
Arriving in Rome the day after the consistory concluded, I was impressed by the number of cardinals who stressed the spiritual intensity of their meeting.
Others commented during the consistory on how important the papacy was as a source of doctrinal clarity and unity, and on the crucial role of the papacy as a catalyst for ecumenical initiatives—as demonstrated most recently in Greece.
www.eppc.org /news/newsID.446/news_detail.asp   (641 words)

  
 Protest by the Central Israelite Consistory of France Against the Deportation of Jewish Foreign Nationals
The Central Israelite Consistory of France, conscious of its duty towards religious solidarity, wishes to express to the head of Government its indignation at the French Government's decision to hand over to the German Government thousands of foreigners of various nationalities who are of the Israelite persuasion.
The Central Consistory vehemently protests against both the violation of the… right of sanctuary and against the inhuman conditions under which this policy has been initiated by the Authorities of the non-occupied zone.
The members of the Central Consistory, who are almost exclusively veteran combatants, feel compelled to point out to the Government that among those currently facing deportation are foreigners who, during the course of the war, joined the French army and fought under the French banner.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Holocaust/Francedeportation.html   (678 words)

  
 Chapter 10: What the Consistory Did in the Classical Interim
The consistory was, therefore, compelled to choose between two alternatives: to permit the revolutionary movement of the “Ninety-two,” admit that they were the congregation proper and acknowledge their own deposition; or to treat them as rebellious members that had officially resigned for their membership of the Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church.
It is not the Consistory of the Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church, but Classis that is not satisfied with the decisions of Synod in re the teachings of the Reverend H. Hoeksema.
Whereas the Consistory of Eastern Avenue is satisfied to abide by the decisions of Synod 1924, and is convinced that said question proposed by Classis Grand Rapids East to be put before the pastor, is not in harmony with the plain declarations and intent of said decisions of Synod 1924,
www.prca.org /current/P_R_History/History_PRCA_Chap10.htm   (7113 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Consistory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, especially in a monarchy.
The Sacred College of Cardinals is the body of all Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church.
A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official in the Roman Catholic Church, ranking just below the Pope and appointed by him as a member of the College of Cardinals during a consistory.
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