articulo mortis

articulo mortis

 [ahr-tik´u-lo mor´tis]
at the point or moment of death.
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But, at all events, I gave him absolution in articulo mortis. 'Tis enough to kill the body, without killing the soul."
TThis is a case involving marriage in "articulo mortis" where one of the parties is at the point of death, after living as husband and wife without being legally married yet.
Igualmente desaparece la posible delegacion en capellanes de hospital y misioneros, pero subsiste la de celebrar matrimonio in articulo mortis ante el parroco u otro sacerdote.
Tangential to the subject of the paper is the question of repentance in articulo mortis, previously studied by Alan Deyermond.
Statistical tables provide information on church membership, on priests (foreign and Chinese) and on other staff, including in some cases the category "baptizers," i.e., those who were charged with baptizing persons in articulo mortis; these were usually several times as many as ordinary baptisms.