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Monday, July 12, 2010

France promulgates Civil Constitution of the Clergy
Dwyer Arce at 12:00 AM ET

On July 12, 1790, the French National Assembly promulgated the Civil Constitution of the Clergy. While previous legislation passed by the National Assembly had already seized church lands and ended monastic vows, the Civil Constitution finally destroyed monastic orders in France.




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