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- n. Plural form of secretariate.
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Each of the secretariates has its minutanti, scrittori, and protocollisti.
The congregation itself developed so rapidly that it became eventually necessary to divide its immense domain into various secretariates and commissions.
Every week each of the two secretariates holds a meeting (congresso) in the presence of the cardinal prefect, of its own secretary, and of the head of the other secretariate.
The General Prefecture has subject to it two secretariates: the General Secretariate and the Secretariate of
a number of prelates, to whom the secretariates send such of the ponenze as are of litigious nature — matrimonial causes, diocesan difficulties, etc.