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basilic

(bă-sil′ik) [L. basilicus fr Gr. basilikos, royal]
Prominent, important.

basilic

BASILAR.
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Despite the prohibition, some people - most of whom were staying outside the basilica - managed to release balloons with rolled pieces of paper containing prayer petitions.
The Basilica Minore de San Sebastian (CAMILLE ANTE / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)
The conservation, safety and seismic improvement of the Basilica were the main objectives of the restoration project, as well as the protection of the historical, artistic and cultural value of the monument.
The Basilica of the Transfiguration is a popular tourist attraction in Galilee.
Images of the historic basilica showed a blackened roof, with smoke and open flames spreading across the structure.
Addressing the massive gathering that filled the Basilica to capacity, Pope Francis referred Sri Lanka with one of country's cherished appellations and Pope Francis made a strikingly creative use of pun when he said that the pearl of the Indian ocean is a lovely expression that captures the impression of the island's geographical shape and its extraordinary beauty as a country richly blessed with natural resources on the one hand, while the pearl,on the other hand, is supposed to be formed by the tears of the oyster
Peter's rang as Francis, who turned 77 a week ago, walked briskly up the main aisle of the basilica for the ceremony, which began Tuesday 2 1/2 hours before midnight.
As he left the basilica in a procession, Francis was preceded by 10 children carrying flowers, a pair of children each from Italy, the Philippines, Lebanon, his native Argentina and Congo, the report added.
Each of the four papal basilicas in Rome has a holy door, as do the cathedrals in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, and Ars-sur-Formans, France.
Francis, who was elected earlier this month, presided at a solemn Easter vigil Mass in St Peter' Basilica on Saturday to usher the church into the most important day of its liturgical calendar.
President of the Republic, Michel Sleiman, left the Basilica amid cheerful applause from the crowds that gathered at the Basilica's square.
Antiquities authorities say the basilica is dated to the Roman era and was built on the ruins of a temple from the Ptolemaic reign that ended with the death of Cleopatra.