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INDEX EXPURGATORIUS

A list of books to be censored before they can be read by Roman Catholics. It was first listed separately from, but later was included in, the general Index Librorum Prohibitorum (Index of Forbidden Books.)

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

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