The transfer to another of dominion, usufruct, or right as to property; alienation of ecclesiastical goods is forbidden by divine, civil, and canon law unless with just cause, due formality observed, and the consent of the Holy See.

MLA Citation

  • Father Charles Henry Bowden. “alienation”. A Simple Catholic Dictionary, 1903. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 November 2019. Web. 26 February 2021. <>