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Edition of St. Vincent of Lerins' "The Commonitory" Approved by the Catholic Church?

One might think that to find a copy of St. Vincent of Lerins' "The Commonitory" (or Commonitorium) that has received some kind of approbation from the Catholic Church would be an easy task. ...
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Does a 19th Century Approbation Equate to a Modern Day Imprimatur?

On the 7th electronic page of The Precious Blood, is found: I found no copyright date in this book but Internet Archive estimates it to have been published between 1860 and 1890. I have noticed that ...
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Has any part of St. Alphonsus' Moral Theology translation into English had a valid Imprimatur?

Regarding Mediatrix Press's English Translation project of the 10 Latin volumes of St. Alphonsus's Moral Theology where these 2 volumes (Book 1 to Book 4 part 1) have been published: Volume 1 Book 1 ...
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On Bible Translations That Catholics are Permitted to Read

I have started to read "Introduction to the Bible" by Fr. John Laux, M.A.. The following is extracted from pg. 20: The Third Plenary Council of Baltimore (1884) says in its Pastoral Letter: ...
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Can This be a Valid Catholic Imprimatur?

Recently, I came across a book published in 2012 which indicates an "Imprimatur" (i.e., permission to print) from Reverend Joseph R. Binzer, Auxiliary Archbishop, Archdiocese of Cincinnati. ...
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On the Papal Approbation of Gregory XVI Regarding the Writings of St. Alphonsus Liguori

I have extracted the following from https://www.goodcatholicbooks.org/alphonsus/alphonsus-facts.html (Papal approval) ``No ecclesiastical writer has ever received more direct, positive and formal ...
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According to Catholicism, what is an imprimatur?

What is the scope of an imprimatur? What does a work having an imprimatur mean for that work? What does it mean for the body of doctrine itself?
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According to Catholicism, can an imprimatur be revoked?

According to Catholicism, can an imprimatur be revoked? If so under what conditions are necessary to merit such a decision, if any.
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Has the US Catholic Church given an imprimatur to any English Bible translations intended for children?

There are several Bible translations that have an imprimatur in the Catholic Church, such as the New Jerusalem Bible. This Wikipedia article lists other translations with an imprimatur, but as best I ...
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