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Only In Print: What is an Imprimatur?

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Before Father Jon O. Ukaegbu’s book, “The Holy Rosary,” could be printed, it needed an imprimatur.

An imprimatur is a seal of approval to publish a book dealing in church matters that has been judged not to contain any material that goes against the Church’s teachings. Only a bishop can grant an imprimatur…

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