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CHAPTERS, SUMMARIES, ETC.

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Chap. XVI.—A Renunciation or Obligation made previous to the two months nearest to the profession shall be null. The probation being ended, the novices shall either be professed or dismissed. In the pious institute of clerks of the Society of Jesus, nothing is innovated. A caveat is inserted, to the effect that no part of the property of a Novice shall be given to a Monastery before profession
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Chap. XVII.—A Girl more than twelve years of age who wishes to take the regular habit shall be examined by the Ordinary, and again before profession
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Chap. XVIII.—No one, except in the cases expressed by law, shall compel a woman to enter a Monastery; or prevent her, if desirous to enter. The constitutions of the Penitents or Convertites, shall be preserved
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Chap. XIX.—How to proceed in cases of those who [wish to] give way from a religious body
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Chap. XX.—Superiors of Orders not subject to Bishops shall visit and correct inferior Monasteries, even though held in commendam
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Chap. XXI.—Monasteries shall be conferred upon Regulars. The headships of religious bodies shall be commended to no one in posterum
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Chap. XXII.—The Decrees touching the Reformation of Regulars shall be carried into execution without delay
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Chap. I.—Cardinals and all Prelates of the Churches shall have a modest household and table. They shall not enrich their relatives or domestics out of the property of the Church
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Chap. II.—By whom specifically the Decrees of the Council are to be solemnly received and taught
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Chap. III.—The Sword of Excommunication is not to be used rashly. When an execution can be made on property or person, censures are to be abstained from. It shall be a crime for the civil Magistrates to interfere therein
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Chap. IV.—Where the number of Masses to be celebrated is excessive, Bishops, Abbots, and Generals of religious orders shall ordain what shall seem to them expedient
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Chap. V.—No Alteration shall be made in the conditions and obligations imposed on Benefices rightly established
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Chap. VI.—How the Bishop ought to act in regard to the Visitation of exempted chapters
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Chap. VII.—The Access and Regress in regard to Benefices are abolished. In what manner, to whom, and for what cause, a coadjutor is to be granted
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Chap. VIII.—The duty of the Administrators of Hospitals. By whom, and in what manner, their negligence is to be punished
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Chap. IX.—In what manner right of Patronage is to be proved, and to whom granted. Forbidden accessories
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