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QUAERITUR: When a bishop writes a book, does it need an “Imprimatur”?

From a reader:
When a bishop/cardinal writes a book (e.g. Cardinal Wuerhl’s “Seek First the Kingdom”, is an imprimatur required, and if so, who is the ecclesial authority for that imprimatur. If no imprimatur, does that mean doctrinal/moral error in the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: I’ve tried to get an imprimatur for my book several times

From a reader:
I’ve tried to get an imprimatur from my Bishop several times but I haven’t received a response. I am publishing a devotional with reflections on the Old Testament. Is it sinful for me to publish it without an … Continue reading

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