But at a consistory of cardinals in Vatican City on Monday, Francis made his case.
A young and beautiful woman, the Pope's own daughter, presiding over the cardinals in consistory.
In the Canton of Vauvert, where there was a consistory church, 80,000 francs were extorted.
Abel said nothing, but conducted himself with the greatest moderation, just as he had done in the consistory.
In 1843, on the land back of the church the "consistory Building" was erected.
On reaching the Hotel-de-ville, he shouts out: "Let everybody here pass into the consistory!"
He died in 1451 as administrator of the consistory of the Utraquist Church.
The church grew, and in due time a consistory was called for; must the work stop, because the Constitution had made no provision?
Four days elapsed, and a summons came to attend the consistory.
Finally the matter was referred to the consistory of the French Church, which decided in Bellot's favour.
c.1300, "secular tribunal," from Old North French consistorie (Old French consistoire, 12c.) and directly from Late Latin consistorium "waiting room, meeting place of the imperial council," from Latin consistere (see consist). Meaning "Church council" is from early 14c.