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How to use decretal in a sentence
She had doubtless been informed of the secret decretal by which the Pope appeared to have prejudged her cause.
The Pope said the decretal ought to have been burnt, and refused to discuss the matter further.
The fatal decretal was to be seen only by a very few persons, and then, as Henry said, Campeggio was to burn it.
The decretal could not be produced, but, with or without it, the King insisted that the court should sit.
Such sterilization of a woman is in contravention to the decretal of Gregory as given in the chapter on Vasectomy.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley