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 24 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “acta”, accessed October 24, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/acta.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Acta. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/acta


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