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Non expedit

(Lat. “it is not expedient”). 1868 papal decree named after its first words (cf. 1 Co 10:23); forbade It. RCs to vote in certain elections or hold office under the Kingdom of It., which was hostile to the papacy; modified considerably 1904/05.

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