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.
- Record of acts, transactions, or proceedings.
- Register of public events; journal.
From Latin ācta, plural of āctum.
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Acta. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/acta. Accessed 4 June 2023.
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The Effin Word. (n.d.). Acta. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/acta