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BEATI POSSIDENTES

Blessed are the possessors, meaning that possession is nine tenths of the law. The law favors the possessor, whereas anyone else must prove his claim.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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