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Catholic Dictionary

Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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BENE PLACITO

By your leave, or consent. Said of actions performed by an inferior with the approval, at least tacit, of his superior. Sometimes applied to the unwarranted approval that papal documents or decrees had to obtain from civil authorities before the faithful were allowed to carry them into practice.

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