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A statement of the Sacred Congregation for Catholic Education, giving the Ratio Fundamentalis (Basic Principles) for the formation of priests. This extensive document deals with vocations, minor and major seminary rectors, professors, spiritual formation, academic training, philosophy, theology, specialized fields, doctrinal teaching, methodology, pastoral preparation, and continuing education (January 6, 1970).

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

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