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RELATOR

The judge designated by an ecclesiastical tribunal to gather together and put into writing the data necessary for reviewing a case in law. A realtor is alos the one designated to assemble the data on a person whose cause has been introduced for possible beatification and canonization.

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

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