An agreement or treaty, especially one between the Vatican and a secular government relating to matters of mutual interest.
- The canonical-mission requirement was later incorporated into concordats between the Vatican and several German states, and the Reich itself.
- He saw firsthand the Church's disastrous experience with Nazism in Germany, when a concordat between the Vatican and the Nazis failed to protect the Church from Hitler.
- It was Adolf Hitler who made a concordat with the Vatican, securing these benefits for the church.
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