motu proprio

mo·​tu proprio | \ ¦mō(ˌ)tüˈprōprēˌō\

Definition of motu proprio

: a rescript initiated and issued by the pope of his own accord and apart from the advice of others

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History and Etymology for motu proprio

Latin, by one's own impulse

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