GLOSSARY

GLOSSARY

advena the term to describe a person when he or she is actually present in the place where he or she has a quasi‚domicile.

ferendae sententiae the term to describe one of the two forms of penalty, namely, that which is imposed by the judgement of a court or by the decree of a Superior, when a person has been found guilty of an offence. (cf. latae sententiae below.)

incola the term to describe a person when he or she is actually present in the place where he or she has a domicile.

inter vivos the term to describe a legal arrangement whereby, during lifetime, a person at once transfers proper to another person or corporate body. (cf. mortis causa below).

latae sententiae the term to describe one of the two forms of penalty, namely, that which is automatically incurred on committing an offence, without the intervention of a judge or Superior. (cf. ferendae sententiae above.)

magisterium the term to describe the teaching authority of the Church.

mortis causa the term to describe a legal arrangement made by a person during lifetime, whereby only after his or her death property is transferred to another person or corporate body. (cf. inter vivos above.)

motu proprio the term to describe a rescript (cf. Can. 59 ß1) which grants a favour not on the request of a petitioner, but on the sole initiative of the granting authority.

peregrinus the term to describe a person when he or she is outside the place where he or she has a domicile or quasi‚domicile, while still retaining that domicile or quasi‚domicile. The plural is peregrini.

presbyterium the term to describe the body of priests who are dedicated to the service of a particular Church, under the authority of the Bishop or other Superior equivalent to a Bishop.

vagus the term to describe a person who has neither a domicile nor a quasi‚domicile anywhere. The plural is vagi.


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