canonically canonically


  • (adv) in a canonical manner


  1. It remains canonically unrecognized, but surveys show it has a comparable number of followers to the Russian branch of the Church.
  2. But, canonically speaking, a nun and a sister are not the same thing.
  3. To love morally, canonically and practically a Catholic couple need practice continence only during the fertile week.


  • Episcopal Church in South Carolina clarifies standing of local clergy

    [The Episcopal Church in South Carolina] A list of clergy in good standing is now available on the diocesan website of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina, providing information to the public about which priests and deacons are currently authorized to function as ordained ministers of The Episcopal Church in this region of South Carolina. The list includes those who are canonically resident ...
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News


  • "In the past, when consents to episcopal elections have been so closely contested, the diocese has been diligent in seeking to have canonically adequate ballots submitted, asking standing committees to resubmit their ballots when necessary,"...
    on Mar 16, 2007 By: Katharine Jefferts Schori Source: Living Church Foundation

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subordinate subordinate
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