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CORPUS JURIS CANONICI

The body of canon law, whether codified, as in the Codex Juris Canonici, or simply the existing body of ecclesiastical law operative in the Catholic Church at any point of time.

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

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