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Pope Clement VIII, by decree of the Inquisition of 6 Sept., 1601, limited the numerous litanies that had become popular by the Renaissance to two: The Litany of the Saints (Litania de omnibus Sanctis, still used at the Easter Vigil and the Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary (or Litany of Loreto, Litaniae Lauretanae). There are currently 6 Litanies approved for public use by Catholics:

There is also a Lutheran German Litany.

View the Wikipedia article on Litanies.

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