Sentence, Ecclesiastical

Sentence, Ecclesiastical Among the sentences pronounced by ecclesiastical judges are:

1. Definitive, a sentence which closes and puts an end to a controversial suit, and has reference to the chief subject or principal matter in dispute;

2. Interlocutory, a sentence which determines or settles some incidental question which has arisen in the progress of an ecclesiastical suit;

3. Deprivation, a sentence by which the vicar or rector of a parish is formally deprived of his preferment after due hearing and examination.

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