Corpus juris canonici

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CORPUS JURIS CANONICI. The body of the canon law. A compilation of the canon law bears this name. See Law, canon.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Caffarra was referring to the Corpus Juris Canonici, which only said that "those who afflict men or women with magical means or poison so that they become unable to procreate, to conceive or to give birth to a child, and do so inspired by hate or enmity, should be considered murderers." Caffarra is still head of the John Paul II Institute in Rome, despite such incredible use of church documents.