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Community of priests and lay brothers founded 1732 at Scala, near Naples, It., by A. M. de' Liguori* for miss. work among the poor. Mems. add to the 3 usual vows* a vow not to accept any dignity or benefice outside the cong. except by express command of the pope or superior gen. and to remain in the cong. till death unless dispensed by the pope.

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