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A Catholic Dictionary
Immunity
immunity. Ecclesiastical immunity is defined to be “the right by which churches and other sacred places, as well as ecclesiastical persons and their property, are free and discharged from secular functions and burdens, and from acts repugnant to the sanctity and reverence which are due to them.”1 It
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Immunities
Immunities.—In ecclesiastical usage, the exemption of certain sacred places and ecclesiastical personages from secular burdens and functions, and from acts regarded as repugnant to their sanctity. This immunity is of three kinds: 1. Local, giving to the sacred place the character of a refuge or asylum