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Catholic - bishops Colombia 65 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Colombia 74 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Ecuador 21 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Ecuador 22 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Ecuador 24 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Ecuador 22 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Ecuador 30 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Italy 501 - - - 1997 *LINK* Zenit. "DOSSIER: BRAZIL AND MEXICO HAVE LARGEST NUMBER OF CATHOLICS " on "Zenit News Agency " web site (online Catholic news); Archives: 13 June 1999 (ZE99061302). (Viewed 19 June 1999). "...figures given in the latest edition of the Church's Statistical Yearbook for 1997... Italy is the country with the greatest number of bishops (501). "
Catholic - bishops Paraguay 9 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Paraguay 14 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Paraguay 15 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Paraguay 15 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Paraguay 17 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Peru 36 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Peru 40 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Peru 44 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Peru 63 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Peru 47 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops South America 471 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops South America 507 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops South America 607 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops South America 661 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops South America 668 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Uruguay 10 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Uruguay 10 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Uruguay 11 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Uruguay 12 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Uruguay 13 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Venezuela 28 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Venezuela 28 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Venezuela 33 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Venezuela 34 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Venezuela 34 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - black USA 365,000 - 408
units
- 1946 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 19. "In addition, about 365,000 blacks belonged to the Catholic church and were served by 408 local churches, 306 elementary schools, and 30 high schools. "
Catholic - black USA 722,609 - - - 1975 Chalfant, H. Paul, et al. Religion in Contemporary Society (3rd Ed.); Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers (1994); pg. 381. "The Roman Catholic Church has 722,609 black communicants, and a very small 1% of African-Americans are Jewish... (Rosten, 1975). "
Catholic - black USA 2,000,000 - - - 1990 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 11. Chapter: "African Americans "; "Roman Catholicism (with a black membership of two million in 1990) and the Nation of Islam both claim large black followings... "
Catholic - black USA 1,300,000 - - - 1990 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Russell Chandler, "Filling the Priestless Parishes, " Los Angeles Times, 16 Dec. 1989, pt. A, p. 1]; pg. 169. "the nation's 1.3 million black Catholics, who are served by only about 300 black priests (fewer than one for every 4,000 black parishioners). "
Catholic - black USA 2,500,000 - - - 2000 *LINK* Whitney, Susan. "Move on up a little higher " in Salt Lake Tribune (12 Feb 2000) "While there are 2.5 million black Catholics in the United States... "
Catholic - black Utah 200 - - - 2000 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHURCHES IN UTAH: They Have Come a Long Way Since Trek With Mormon Wagon Train " in Salt Lake Tribune (12 Feb 2000) "John Sparks, representing what he estimated were Utah's 150-200 African-American Catholics, joked that he knew what it was like to be 'a minority within a minority.' "
Catholic - black Utah 200 - - - 2000 *LINK* Whitney, Susan. "Move on up a little higher " in Salt Lake Tribune (12 Feb 2000) "While there are 2.5 million black Catholics in the United States, in Utah 'we are a minority within a minority.' Sparks said the 200 or so black Catholics in Utah... "
Catholic - black congregations USA 137,684 - 178
units
- 1936 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 521. "1936 Census of Religious Bodies... The Negroes in the Roman Catholic Church are the sixth largest Negro church group. There are 178 Catholic churches for Negroes with a membership of 137,684. "
Catholic - Bohemian parishes USA 67,827 - 76
units
- 1916 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 128-129. Table 4.2: "Parishes Reporting Use of a Foreign Language for Services, 1916 "; "Source: Bureau of the Census (1919, vol. 1, pp. 81-82). "; 76 parishes (with 67,827 adherents) which use only foreign langauge. Also 102 parishes (66,084 adherents) use English and the foreign language.
Catholic - born-again USA 5,980,520 3.51% - - 1989 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: George Gallup, Jr. & Jim Castelli, "The People's Religion: American Faith in the 90's "; New York: Macmillan (1989), pp. 93]; pg. 161. "Among Protestants, 44% say they are born-again. And 13% of Roman Catholics and 20% of Mormons so identify themselves in Gallup surveys. " [Other sources indicate U.S. Catholics as being 26.2 or 28% in 1990. 27% * 13% = 25.08% of total pop.]
Catholic - born-again USA 11,970,000 - - - 1990 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Sarah Jones, "1001 Questions & Answers: Religion in America " (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Religion Research Center, 1989, pg. 167]; pg. 168. "Now 57 million strong, the church is adding 2 million members each year... Perhaps as many as one in five Roman Catholics call themselves charismatic, or Pentecostal, and somewhere between 13 and 21% say they are born-again Christians. "
Catholic - brothers USA 12,255 - - - 1966 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 259. "In 1966, as Vatican II ended, the American church was staffed as follows: Diocesan priests: 36,419; Religious priests: 22,774; Brothers: 12,255; Sisters: 181,421; Seminarians: 48,046 "
Catholic - brothers USA 6,743 - - - 1990 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 259. "The total of 181,421 sisters and 12,255 brothers in 1966 had shrunk to 103,269 and 6,743 by 1990. "
Catholic - Bulgarian Catholic Church world 20,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Zuck, Jon. "Unofficial Home Page of The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church " (last updated 21 Mar. 1999). "...Catholic Church... Eastern Churches, Eastern Rites, Greek Catholics, 'Uniate' Churches c. 16,700,000 combined... Byzantine Rites:... Bulgarian Catholic Church c. 20,000; Czech Catholic Church ? [size unknown]... "
Catholic - Byzantine Rites Europe - - - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally published as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 775. "Byzantine-rite Uniats are also found in Polish Galicia, Czechoslovakia, and Hungary. "
Catholic - Byzantine Rites USA 560,000 - - - 1973 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 29. "There are nine Eastern rite Uniat churches in the United States, among which the Byzantine comprises 80% of the total 700,000 church membership. "
Catholic - Byzantine Rites world 8,995,048 - - - 1999 *LINK* Zuck, Jon. "Unofficial Home Page of The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church " (last updated 21 Mar. 1999). "...Catholic Church... Eastern Churches, Eastern Rites, Greek Catholics, 'Uniate' Churches c. 16,700,000 combined... Byzantine Rites: Albanian Catholic Church 1,405; Belarussian Catholic Church c. 30,000; Bulgarian Catholic Church c. 20,000; Czech Catholic Church ? [size unknown]; Krizevei Catholic Church 48,937; Greek Catholic Church 2,300; Hungarian Catholic Church 280,750; Italo-Albanian Catholic Church 61,597; Melkite Catholic Church 1,073,340; Romanian Catholic Church 1,423,800; Russian Catholic Church 4,000; Ruthenian (Carpatho-Ruthenian) Catholic Church 495,888; Slovakian Catholic Church 229,190; Ukrainian Catholic Church 5,323,841 "
Catholic - Capuchin Europe - - - - 1608 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 157. "Capuchins. The Friars Minor Capuchin..., Franciscans named for their special capuche or hood, arose in the sixteenth century from reforms by Matteo de Bascio and others. In 1608 Pope Paul V separated them from the other two Franciscan branches. Zeal and rapid growth made them leaders in the Catholic Reformation and missions. "
Catholic - Carmelite Europe - - - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 157. "Carmelites. Roman Catholic religious orders originating from hermits on Mt. Carmel, Palestine, organized in Europe (thirteenth century) as Mendicant Friars, joined (fifteenth century) by cloistered nuns as the Carmelite Second Order. Reforms in sixteenth century Spain separted Discalced (Barefood) Carmelite friars, nuns (OCD) from the Ancient Observance (OC). Carmlites stress contemplative mysticism. Several active sisterhoods are Third Order Carmelites. "
Catholic - Carmelite world 13,000 - 844
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Discalced Carmelite Order "; web page: "Discalced Carmelite History " (viewed 10 April 1999). "This was the modest beginning of the almost 13,000 who make up the 844 communities of Carmelite Nuns which dot the earth today. "
Catholic - Carthusian France - - - - 1084 C.E. Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 157. "Carthusians. Roman Catholic religious order of contemplative monks started (1084) by St. Bruno in the French Alps. The monks pray, eat, and sleep in solitary huts, coming together for community worship and one weekly conversation period. "
Catholic - Carthusian world - - 150
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- 1400 C.E. Bokenkotter, Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1977); pg. 146. "The Carthusians pushed austerity to the very limites of human endurance, with long fasts and a diet almost restricted to vegetables. Their growth was accordingly slow, but by the fifteenth century they numbered some 150 monasteries. "
Catholic - Celestines Europe - - - - 1250 C.E. Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 161. "Celestines. Name given to (1) a branch of Benedictines founded (thirteenth century) by Peter of Morrone, later Pope Celestine V, and noted for severity of life, and (2) a group of radical Franciscan Spirituals who received special protection from Celestine V but who were distinct from Benedictine Celestines. Neither group exists today. "
Catholic - Chaldean Catholic Church Iraq 242,000 - - - 1982 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: WORLD CHRISTIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA, edited by David B. Barrett, and published by Oxford Press, Oxford, New York, 1982); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "Chaldean Catholics now number 242,000 divided into 10 dioceses served by 10 bishops and 102 priests "
Catholic - Chaldean Catholic Church Iraq - - - - 1998 *LINK* Religious News Service. "Pope Meets Iraqi Catholic, Muslim Leaders. Papal Visit Now More Likely " in Salt Lake Tribune. Saturday, 15 May 1999 (viewed online 15 May 1999). "About 5% of officially secular but overwhelmingly Muslim Iraq's 22 million people are Christian. There are about 262,000 Catholics in Iraq, the most numerous being those associated with the Chaldean rite, according to the 1999 Catholic Almanac. "
Catholic - Chaldean Catholic Church Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992); pg. 215. "Chaldean Catholics: A branch of the Nestorian church. "
Catholic - Chaldean Catholic Church world - - - - 1551 C.E. Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally published as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 775. "There are other Uniat churches... Due to Roman Catholic missionary activities, a group of Nestorians, called Chaldeans, became Uniats in 1551. "
Catholic - Chaldean Catholic Church world 308,409 - - - 1999 *LINK* Zuck, Jon. "Unofficial Home Page of The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church " (last updated 21 Mar. 1999). "...Catholic Church... Eastern Churches, Eastern Rites, Greek Catholics, 'Uniate' Churches c. 16,700,000 combined... Chaldean Rites: Chaldean Catholic Church 308,409; Syro-Malabarese Catholic Church 3,280,586 "
Catholic - Chaldean Rites world 697,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 136. "Chaldean (Persian) Rite:... Catholics of the patriarchate of Babylon of the Chaldees with 70,000 members and of Malabar with 532,000 also follow variants of this rite. "
Catholic - Chaldean Rites world 697,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 136. "Chaldean (Persian) Rite:... Variants of this rite are followed by the Nestorians in Mesopotamia and Persia with 80,000 members and by the Mellusians in India with 15,000. Catholics of the patriarchate of Babylon of the Chaldees with 70,000 members and of Malabar with 532,000 also follow variants of this rite. "
Catholic - Chaldean Rites world 3,588,995 - - - 1999 *LINK* Zuck, Jon. "Unofficial Home Page of The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church " (last updated 21 Mar. 1999). "...Catholic Church... Eastern Churches, Eastern Rites, Greek Catholics, 'Uniate' Churches c. 16,700,000 combined... Chaldean Rites: Chaldean Catholic Church 308,409; Syro-Malabarese Catholic Church 3,280,586 "
Catholic - churchgoers Cuba - 1.00% - - 1997 Baker, Christopher P. Cuba Handbook. Chico, California: Moon Publications, Inc. (1997); pg. 103. "The Cuban Conference on Bishops estimates that only about one percent of the population goes to [Catholic] church at least twice a year. Churches have had to close down to disrepair (many priests have resorted to holding services in private homes). "


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