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SPECIALI MODO

In a special way. Term applied to certain cases that, in the Code of Canon Law (1918), are specially reserved to the Holy See, e.g., forgery of papal documents.

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

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