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  • De Laicis: Saint Robert Bellarmine’s Treatise on Civil Government (wherein Chapters 16 and 19-22 were translated from the Latin by Fr. James Goodwin, S.J.) May be read at, beginning with chapter 1 (May 19, 2005). [N.B., The canonical and doctrinal status of the association behind the website remains uncertain. Please exercise prayerful caution in reading the other texts thereon.]

Posted in observance of the Memorial of St. Robert Bellarmine in the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite.