Two members of the powerful Roman Catholic organisation Opus Dei went on trial in a Paris court on Thursday accused of subjecting a disciple (ACUT), which runs the school, is also a defendant, but has said it has no more than a "cultural link" with the conservative Opus Dei group.
What does OD stand for?
OD stands for Opus Dei (Latin: Work of God)
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We have 31 other meanings of OD in our Acronym Attic
- Operational Day (scientific experimentation and data recording)
- Operational Discipline (methodology; various companies)
- Operational Downlink
- Operations Directive
- Operations Director
- Operations Division
- Opioid Dependent
- Opportunistic Disease
- Optical Density
- Optical Disk
Samples in periodicals archive:
But now Madonna has apparently ditched the controversial faith, dramatically taking up with Opus Dei - the secretive Catholic sect made famous in The Da Vinci Code.
The primary purpose of this article is to consider these conferences as markers of a "new global grammar" to which the most dogmatic Catholic entities, particularly the Vatican, its representatives in the hierarchy and its colleagues like Opus Dei (see box), had to adapt and react.
The battle over Alexia González-Barros, a Catholic whom campaigners want the Vatican to beatify, is the result of the impending release of The Path, in which director Javier Fesser shows the protagonist's death being applauded by her Opus Dei family.
Nothing inconsistent so far; but Paola Binetti, a government senator, also happens to be a devout member of Opus Dei and recently admitted that she wears a spiked metal chain (or cilice) around her thigh to recreate the suffering of Christ.
Ordinary Work, Extraordinary Grace My Spiritual Journey in Opus Dei WRITTEN BY Scott Hahn PUBLISHED BY Doubleday, New York, 2006 ISBN: 0385519249, Hardcover, pp.
SHADOWY Catholic group Opus Dei has a new CONVERT in its war against The Da Vinci Code - actor Robert De Niro.
Byline: Anuji Varma & Roz Laws CONTROVERSIAL Catholic group Opus Dei has complained to the BBC about crime drama Waking The Dead.