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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Plenary Council

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A council of the archbishops and bishops of a country or region under the presidency of a legate of the Holy See which determines the matter to be discussed and ratifies the council's decrees. These decrees bind the entire country or region, only a bishop of the region having the power to dispense from them. A plenary council has no powers to define doctrine; its sphere is regulatory and disciplinary.


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Entry for 'Plenary Council'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/p/plenary-council.html. 1910.

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