The Vatican, continuing efforts to appear reformed following disclosure of its systematic cover-up of widespread child sex abuse, released a 20-page template for bishops and other senior church leaders to use to catalog future accusations. They resisted calls, however, to open the acta of previously reported assaults to public scrutiny.


Noun

  1. Record of acts, transactions, or proceedings.
  2. Register of public events; journal.

Pronunciations

  • /ˈak.ta/
  • /ak.ta/

Origin

From Latin ācta, plural of āctum.


Cite this Entry

Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Acta.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/acta. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “acta”, accessed October 20, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/acta.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Acta. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 20, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/acta


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