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fan canon

Aspects or material that are not officially part of the source material (of a work of fiction) but that fans promote or think could logically exist or occur in the source material. Also known as "fanon" and "head canon" (although the latter can also be applied to an individual fan's ideas, as opposed to those that have gained widespread currency). That pairing must be fan canon because I definitely don't remember seeing those two kiss in any episode of the series.
See also: canon, fan

head canon

Aspects or material that are not officially part of the source material but that fans promote or think could logically exist or occur in the source material. Although sometimes used interchangeably with "fan canon" (or "fanon"), the term can also refer to an individual fan's ideas, as opposed to those that have gained widespread currency. That pairing must be head canon because I definitely don't remember seeing those two kiss in any episode of the series. Devon swears that there was a fourth wizard, but that's just his head canon.
See also: canon, head
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A priest trained in Canon Law will help the spouse to draft and word a document called the Petition.
The Church of Nigeria's decision last September to amend its constitution by deleting all references to its communion "with the See of Canterbury and with all dioceses, provinces and regional churches which are in full communion with the See of Canterbury" has far-reaching implications for Anglicanism worldwide, say some experts on canon law.
Ribordy's approach, in which different aspects of canon law are explored separately, suggests an effective way of re-examining how widespread was enforcement of Church doctrine about marriage during other periods when we have assumed that canon law was enforced.
The first clause, which proclaims, "with firm faith I believe as well everything contained in God's word, written or handed down in tradition and proposed by the church -- whether in solemn judgment or in the ordinary and universal magisterium -- as divinely revealed and calling for faith," is congruent stated and has its own legal expression in the universal legislation of the church in Canon 750 of the Code of Canon Law and Canon 598 of the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches.
Harold Bloom's The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages attempts to state authoritatively what's worth reading and why.
You affirm the validity of the Eucharist celebrated according to all the Canons approved by the Church.
Archbishop Crawley, in an interview, acknowledged that no written charge had yet been laid against Bishop Buckle but that "they know perfectly well what (the charges) are." The procedural problem, he said, is that "General Synod canons and our provincial canons don't exactly jibe on (the disciplining of a bishop)." Under the General Synod canons, he said, "we could proceed by me having a hearing and making a decision.
Starting the collection with "The Master's Pieces: On Canon Formation and the Afro-American Tradition" by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
15, Bishop Bruce Stavert pronounced the so-called sentence of deprivation against Canon Keith Perry-Gore of North Hatley, Que., following a rare ecclesiastical trial for disrespect to the bishop.