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LEX FUNDAMENTALIS

The basic law of the Roman Catholic Church, similar to a constitution for the Church, is a new feature in the history of ecclesiastical legislation. It was called forth by the decisions of the Second Vatican Council.

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

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