Codex Juris Canonici

[ joor-is-kuh-non-uh-sahy ]
/ ˈdʒʊər ɪs kəˈnɒn əˌsaɪ /

noun Roman Catholic Church.

an official collection of general church law made effective in 1918.

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Codex Juris Canonici
/ (ˈkəʊdɛks ˈdʒʊərɪs kəˈnɒnɪˌsaɪ) /

noun

the official code of canon law in force in the Roman Catholic Church; introduced in 1918 and revised in 1983See also Corpus Juris Canonici

Word Origin for Codex Juris Canonici

Latin: book of canon law
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