The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church, Volume 9

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Charles George Herbermann
Encyclopedia Press, 1913 - Catholic Church

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Page 210 - A malicious publication, by writing, printing, picture, effigy, sign, or otherwise than by mere speech, which exposes any living person, or the memory of any person deceased, to hatred, contempt, ridicule or obloquy, or which causes, or tends to cause, any person to be shunned or avoided, or which has a tendency to injure any person, corporation or association of persons, in his or their business or occupation, is a libel.
Page 211 - Privileged communications. A communication made to a person entitled to, or interested in, the communication by one who was also interested in or entitled to make it, or who stood in such a relation to the former as to afford a reasonable ground for supposing his motive innocent, is presumed not to be malicious, and is called a privileged communication.
Page 207 - God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of the LORD, him and his sons for ever.
Page 291 - Amen I say to you, wheresoever this gospel shall be preached in the whole world, that also which she hath done shall be told for a memory of her.
Page 71 - For when the Gentiles who have not the law, do by nature those things that are of the law; these, having not the law, are a law to themselves...
Page 150 - Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, in pursuance of an act of Congress approved July 13, 1861, do hereby declare that the inhabitants of the said States of Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Florida (except the inhabitants of that part of...
Page 243 - ... three stages in the development of the organic world when some new cause or power must necessarily have come into action.
Page 211 - The distinction between criticism and defamation is that criticism deals only with such things as invite public attention or call for public comment, and does not follow a public man into his private life or pry into his domestic concerns. It never attacks the individual, but only his work.
Page 243 - Here, then, we have indications of a new power at work, which we may term vitality, since it gives to certain forms of matter all those characters and properties which constitute Life. The next stage is still more marvellous, still more completely beyond all possibility of explanation by matter, its laws and forces. It is the introduction of sensation or consciousness, constituting the fundamental distinction between the animal and vegetable kingdoms. Here all idea of mere complication...
Page 227 - shall carry off this tablet, or shall inscribe his name upon it " side by side with mine own, may Ashur and Belit overthrow " him in wrath and anger, and may they destroy his name and

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