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Obédience or obedience ( latin oboedientia "obedience" medium latin obedientia "obedience", "followers"; from Latin oboedire "obey") stands for:

  • Obedience (vow) , the duty of obedience of the clergy to the spiritual superiors (e.g. religious superior, bishop or pope)
  • Obedience (church property ) , ecclesiastical special fund in the Middle Ages, mostly a result of donations
  • Supporting a Pope during a schism
  • the obligation of a Masonic lodge to obey a grand lodge
  • a grand lodge in Freemasonry

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