Article 55

From Vincentian Encyclopedia

55.--

§ 1.--Our vows are perpetual, non-religious, and reserved, so that only the pope or the superior general can dispense them.
§ 2.--These vows must be faithfully interpreted according to the intention of St. Vincent as approved by Alexander VII in the briefs "Ex commissa nobis" (the 22nd of September 1655) and "Alias nos supplicationibus" (the 12th of August 1659).

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