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Pauline privilege

noun

, Roman Catholic Church.
  1. (in canon law) the privilege given to converts to dissolve a marriage with an unbaptized spouse if either obstructs the religious practices of the other.


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There is a kind of divorce in the Church known as the Pauline Privilege.

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