personal confessor

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  • William Ayscough had been the king's personal confessor and his position next to the king had allowed him to become one of the most powerful men in the country.
  • He also served as the personal confessor of Pope Pius XII.
  • One result was that Pope Gregory IX summoned Raymond to Rome to serve as his personal confessor.
  • Henry's next choice for the papacy was his personal confessor, Suidger, Bishop of his recently created See of Bamberg.
  • It was originally the personal chapel for the Muscovite tsars, and its abbot remained a personal confessor of the Russian royal family until the early 20th century.
  • Venturi was also the personal Confessor of Mussolini and an adviser to the Duce on religious matters generally.
  • He was also a friend of Juvenal Habyarimana, whose portrait pin he wore while saying Mass, and the personal confessor of his wife, Agathe.
  • When he did in the 1540, Diogo refused to allow the bishop to dismiss his personal confessor, Manuel Afonso.
  • Barrios Leal was accompanied by Franciscan friar Antonio Margil who served as an advisor as well as his personal confessor and chaplain to his troops.
  • By 1521 he had returned to holding Lollard belief, and was again called before an ecclesiastical court set up by the new Bishop, hardliner John Longland, personal confessor to Henry VIII.
  • It was commissioned by Macarius, Metropolitan of Moscow from Ivan the Terrible's personal confessor, Andrew, in 1560.
  • She returned to the Christian church to distance herself ideologically from the Imbangala, and took a Kongo priest Calisto Zelotes dos Reis Magros as her personal confessor.
  • On 25 January the Emperor, along with his wife Alexandra and his mother, Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, attended the Prince's christening in service conducted in the chapel of the Marble Palace by the personal confessor of the imperial couple.
  • In 1549-1550, he was appointed archpriest of the Cathedral of the Annunciation in the Moscow Kremlin and became Ivan the Terrible's personal confessor.
  • The Catholic priest Cristian Von Wernich, former police chaplain and Camps' personal confessor, was convicted in 2007 of multiple counts of homicide, torture and kidnapping; he also received a life sentence.
  • They also followed the rumours to their source and interrogated Southwell, Bolingbroke and John Home (Eleanor's personal confessor) and then arrested Southwell and Bolingbroke on charges of treasonable necromancy.
  • Augustin Bea, rector of the Biblicum, was his personal confessor and is considered the spiritus behind the encyclical Divino Afflante Spiritu on biblical research.