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Press Conference about amendments to Book VI of the Code of Canon Law on June 1, 2021 at the Holy See Press, Rome.

Pointing out the changes go into effect Dec. 8, 2021 on the feast of the Immaculate Conception, Msgr. Padazinski said the date “reaffirms that life itself and the protection of human dignity begin at the instant a child is conceived in the mother’s womb.”

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