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Pauline Privilege

(Lat. privilegium Paulinum; privilegium fidei, “privilege of the faith”). Derives its name from Paul's statement 1 Co 7:12–15. Acc. to RC interpretation and conditions (CIC 1120–27) a legitimate marriage bet. unbaptized persons, even after consummation, may be dissolved in favor of RCm if 1 of the parties to the marriage becomes RC

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