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The Sanctifying Function of the Church » Other Acts of Divine Worship » An oath
Canon 1202. The obligation arising from a promissory oath ceases:

1. if it is remitted by the person for whose benefit the oath was made;

2. if the matter sworn to is substantially changed or if, after the circumstances have changed, it becomes either evil or entirely indif-ferent or, finally, impedes a greater good;

3. if the purpose or a condition under which the oath may have been taken ceases;

4. by dispensation or commutation, according to the norm of can. 1203.
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