He was painfully aware that he lacked the ecclesiastical aplomb and savoir-faire that enabled so many of his colleagues in other faiths and sects to get ahead.
39 THE ETERNAL CITY Yossarian was going absent without official leave with Milo, who, as the plane cruised toward Rome, shook his head reproachfully and, with pious lips pulsed, informed Yossarian in ecclesiastical tones that he was ashamed of him.
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In 1875 the jurisdiction of the Ecclesiastical Court was transferred to the High Court.
Uganda has become a haven for ecclesiastical refugees.