Officiorum ac Munerum

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Officiorum ac Munerum was an Apostolic Constitution issued by Pope Leo XIII on 25 January 1897.[1]

The constitution terminated the rules regarding the punishment by excommunication for reading or possession of forbidden or heretical works, and replaced them by new general decrees.[2]

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  1. ^ Censorship of the Church of Rome and Its Influence Upon the Production and Distribution of Literature, Part 2 by George Putnam 2003 ISBN 0-7661-6365-2 page 429
  2. ^ Catholic encyclopedia