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This continued until the International Whaling Commission (IWC) moratorium on commercial whaling went into effect in 1986.Japan continued to hunt whales using the scientific research provision in the agreement, and Japanese whaling is currently conducted by the Institute of Cetacean Research.Pope Innocent III (1198-1216) states that black was the colour to be used during Advent, but violet had already come into use for this season at the end of the thirteenth century.Binterim says that there was also a law that pictures should be covered during Advent.Of such a preparation we read in the Acts of a synod held at Saragossa in 380, whose fourth canon prescribes that from the seventeenth of December to the feast of the Epiphany no one should be permitted to absent himself from church. Maximus, Bishop of Turin (415-466), entitled "In Adventu Domini", but he makes no reference to a special time. A synod held (581) at Mâcon, in Gaul, by its ninth canon orders that from the eleventh of November to the Nativity the Sacrifice be offered according to the Lenten rite on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday of the week. Gregory the Great (590-604) begins with a sermon for the second Sunday of Advent.The Gelasian Sacramentary notes five Sundays for the season; these five were reduced to four by Pope St. In 650 Advent was celebrated in Spain with five Sundays. 826), who speaks of the feasts and fasts commonly celebrated by the Greeks, makes no mention of this season.This was allowed under IWC rules, although most IWC members oppose it.However, in March 2014 the UN's International Court of Justice ruled that the Japanese whaling program, called "JARPA II", in the Southern Ocean, including inside the Australian Whale Sanctuary, was not in accordance with the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, and was not for scientific purposes, as it had claimed.
Andrew the Apostle (30 November) and embracing four Sundays.The Church in her Liturgy takes us in spirit back to the time before the incarnation of the Son of God, as though it were really yet to take place.Cardinal Wiseman says: We are not dryly exhorted to profit by that blessed event, but we are daily made to sigh with the Fathers of old, "Send down the dew, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain the Just One: let the earth be opened, and bud forth the Redeemer." The Collects on three of the four Sundays of that season begin with the words, "Lord, raise up thy power and come" -- as though we feared our iniquities would prevent His being born.It cannot be determined with any degree of certainty when the celebration of Advent was first introduced into the Church.The preparation for the feast of the Nativity of Our Lord was not held before the feast itself existed, and of this we find no evidence before the end of the fourth century, when, according to Duchesne [ Christian Worship (London, 1904), 260], it was celebrated throughout the whole Church, by some on 25 December, by others on 6 January. Caesarius , Bishop of Arles (502-542), in which we find mention of a preparation before the birthday of Christ ; still, to judge from the context, no general law on the matter seems then to have been in existence.