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TITULAR CHURCH

The particular ancient church in Rome over which a new cardinal receives jurisdiction on receiving the red hat. The name of the church is regularly given in all official listings of the cardinals of the Catholic Church.

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

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