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date: 20 May 2019

cuius regio, eius religio (Lat., ‘In a [prince's] country, the [prince's] religion’). 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Author(s):
F. L. CrossF. L. Cross, E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

The formula adopted at the Religious Peace of *Augsburg (1555), by which the princes of the Empire were to be permitted to settle whether the religion of their own lands should be RC or Lutheran.... ...

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