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Old 2020-02-28, 02:47   #17
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Originally Posted by xilman View Post
Latin, complete with neologisms, is still in daily use in the upper heirarchies of the Roman Catholic church, especially in the Vatican.
I read an interesting undergraduate thesis some years ago that did stratified sampling in Vatican City to address precisely that. You might be interested; I was able to find it online:
Latin Allocution and the Applications and Usage of Latin as a Modern Language by the Vatican City State, Michael Connaughton, 2003.
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