Legal status of the Church in the Philippines. by Jorge Rioflorido Coquia

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington .

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Bibliography: p. 209-221.

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Pagination224 p.
Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL198178M
LC Control Numbera 50009069

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