What is another word for dispensations?

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[ dɪspɪnsˈe͡ɪʃənz], [ dɪspɪnsˈe‍ɪʃənz], [ d_ɪ_s_p_ɪ_n_s_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n_z]

How to use "Dispensations" in context?

Dispensations are a way that the Catholic Church deals with the various needs of its members. There are seven dispensations: the seven sheep, the five loaves and two fishes, the pubic web, the Easter Trumps, the children of Mary, and the household of Mary. A dispensation allows a church to violate one of its cardinal principles, such as the prohibition against sacrilege, in order to meet the needs of its members.

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