Some articles on decrees:

Saparmurat Niyazov - Presidency
... His many, sometimes erratic decrees, and the doting actions of the official Turkmen media gave rise to the clear appearance of a cult of personality ... The eccentric nature of some of his decrees, and the vast number of images of the president led to the perception, especially in western countries, of a despotic ... and the dictatorial nature of many of his decrees and his declaring himself "President for Life" gave little hope as to much progress in these two areas ...
Acts Of Roman Congregations - Authority
... The authority of these decrees is in a certain sense supreme, inasmuch as they come from the highest ecclesiastical tribunals but it is not absolutely supreme, for the Congregations ... one must judge in each case of the legal force of their decrees, whether they contain, for instance, orders or instructions, authentic interpretations, or only practical directions ... Doctrinal decrees are not of themselves infallible the prerogative of infallibility cannot be communicated to the Congregations by the Pope ...
Acts Of Roman Congregations - Kinds
... Again, their decrees are particular or universal, according as they are directed to individuals or to the whole Church ... Particular decrees, containing simply an authentic interpretation of a universal law, are called equivalently universal ... Finally, most decrees are disciplinary, dealing with positive ecclesiastical laws, which they explain, or enforce, or dispense from but some are doctrinal, e.g ...
Plenary Council - Decrees
... Decrees of plenary councils must be submitted, before promulgation, for the confirmation, recognition and revision of the Holy See ... Bishops have the power of relaxing decrees of a plenary council in particular cases in their own dioceses, unless the council was confirmed in forma specifica at Rome ... In like manner, when no specific confirmation of the decrees has been accorded, it is lawful to appeal from these councils ...
Aloisio Gardellini
... He is famous chiefly for his collection of the decrees of the Congregation of Rites ... A collection of papal regulations and congregational decrees was published in 1730 by John Baptist Pithonius, a Venetian priest, the title of his book being "Constitutiones pontificae et Romanorum ... published the first two volumes of his well-known collection of the decrees of the Congregation of Rites, to which was prefixed "Sacrorum rituum studiosis monitum" ...

Famous quotes containing the word decrees:

    Unfortunately, the balance of nature decrees that a super-abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares.
    Peter Ustinov (b. 1921)

    Authority is the spiritual dimension of power because it depends upon faith in a system of meaning that decrees the necessity of the hierarchical order and so provides for the unity of imperative control.
    Shoshana Zuboff (b. 1951)

    Men never think, at least seldom think, what a hard task it is for us women to go through this very often. God’s will be done, and if He decrees that we are to have a great number of children why we must try to bring them up as useful and exemplary members of society.
    Victoria (1819–1901)