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Concordat

A treaty between the Holy See (or the Vatican) and a secular state. Historically, these treaties were used to secure the privileges of the Roman Catholic Church within a state, but frequently also gave the state a role in Church matters, as in the nomination or deposition of bishops. Since the Second Vatican Council (which ended in 1965), however, concordats generally have been concerned with matters like the promotion of Catholic education, especially through the use of state funding.
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On the eve of the First World War, the concordat seemed to be an instrument belonging to the past history of the Church, with no current use or future prospect.
In 1800 Napoleon Bonaparte initiated the first discussions with the representatives of the Pope in order to establish a Concordat (16).
Given the reputation of the Holy See for glacial speed, negotiations for a concordat in the spring of 1933 proceeded with uncharacteristic haste.
IFI congregations have also helped strengthen links with churches which are in concordat within the USA and Canada.
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The Paris Mission, daughter of the French echo of the awakenings in Great Britain, was self-consciously patterned on the interdenominational London Missionary Society (LMS) and, like its model, remained determinedly independent of, yet dependent on, its supporting churches: those in France, which until 1905 existed under the Concordat regime (Reformed and Lutheran); the free churches in France; and churches in francophone Switzerland and Belgium.
AIB's plight concerns issues fundamental to banking and reinforced last July by the Basle Concordat on banking.
The Basel concordat and the consolidation of banking supervision
Today the Welsh Government plans to unveil a national concordat on how organisations will best work together to ensure people get the help they need during a mental health crisis.
Health organisations, police forces, councils and support groups have promised to work together under the Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat to provide people in crisis with the urgent care they need.
The Department of Finance and Economy announced that the Council of State of opening of proceedings of public competition under the Concordat inter-Procurement Agreement (CIAP) for works by works by impresario manufacturer, needed to restructure the former home of the student in the administration building Lugano.
IN OCTOBER, THE HUNGARIAN Parliament signed an update to the country's 1997 concordat with the Holy See.