Sagrada Unción (DCH) (Holy Unction (DCH))

27 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2017 Last revised: 15 Feb 2020

Date Written: July 15, 2017


Spanish Abstract: Este artículo describe la doctrina y la práctica litúrgica de los sacramentos en general y de las unciones en particular, en el catolicismo en la temprana edad moderna en el contexto de las Indias, de acuerdo a la doctrina canónica.

English Abstract: This article describes the general doctrine and liturgical practice regarding the sacraments, and concerning holy unction specifically, in the early modern Roman Catholic tradition and in the context of the Spanish Indies, according to canonical doctrine.

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Keywords: Confirmation, Extreme Unction, Sacred Oils, Sacraments, Sacramentals

Suggested Citation

Moutin, Osvaldo Rodolfo, Sagrada Unción (DCH) (Holy Unction (DCH)) (July 15, 2017). Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2017-05, Available at SSRN: or

Osvaldo Rodolfo Moutin (Contact Author)

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