To the latter subdivision may be referred what has been aptly termed "confidential simony", in which an ecclesiastical benefice is procured for a certain person with the understanding that later he will either resign in favour of the one through whom he obtained the position or divide with him the revenues.
The Revolution closed it, and in 1794 the empty and dilapidated building was offered for sale, but as no one wished to purchase it, it was destroyed.In 1857 the walls were pulled down except one tower, and the grounds were added to the Bois de Boulogne. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2018 Catholic Online.After nine days her body was exhumed, when it showed no signs of decay, and many miracles were wrought at her grave.In 1521 Leo X allowed the Abbey of Longchamp to celebrate her feast with a special Office. On 25 January, 1688, the nuns obtained permission to celebrate her feast with an octave, and in 1696 the celebration of the feast on 31 August was permitted to the whole Franciscan Order. The history of the Abbey of Longchamp had many vicissitudes.These are: (1) the munus a manu (material advantage), which comprises money, all movable and immovable property, and all rights appreciable in pecuniary value; (2) the munus a lingua (oral advantage) which includes oral commendation, public expressions of approval, moral support in high places; (3) the munus ab obsequio (homage) which consists in subserviency, the rendering of undue services, etc.
The spiritual object includes whatever is conducive to the eternal welfare of the soul, i.e.Clare, Louis IX began in 1255 to acquire the necessary land in the Forest of Rouvray, not far from the Seine and in the neighbourhood of Paris.On 10 June, 1256, the first stone of the convent church was laid.In order to preclude all danger of simony the Church has forbidden certain dealings which did not fall under Divine prohibition.It is thus unlawful to exchange ecclesiastical benefices by private authority, to accept any payment whatever for holy oils, to sell blessed rosaries or crucifixes. Simony of ecclesiastical law is, of course a variable element, since the prohibitions of the Church may be abrogated or fall into disuse.In conventional simony an expressed or tacit agreement is entered upon.