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Bernardo Gui going to sentencing three people for wrong doings & asking Abbot for proceedings.

Bernardo Gui: I therefore request you to confirm my sentence, my lord abbot.

Abbot: My heart is filled with sorrow but I can find no reason to contest the just sentence of the Holy Inquisition.

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Just in this context means "fair" or "moral" - the sentence passed by the Inquisition is fair. The abbot can find no reason to contest it ([see meaning 5.])(http://www.dictionary.com/browse/contest?s=ts), that is, he cannot argue/disagree with the sentence.

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