Legislation on church-state relations in Hungary
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Published by Ministry of Cultural Heritage in Budapest .
Written in English



  • Hungary.


  • Ecclesiastical law -- Hungary.,
  • Church and state -- Hungary.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Balázs Schanda.
ContributionsSchanda, Balázs.
LC ClassificationsKKF2690 .L44 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p. :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3351013M
ISBN 109630096293
LC Control Number2004370279

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