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The Congregation for Borders (Congregazione dei Confini) was a congregation of the Roman Curia. It was set up by Pope Urban VIII in his apostolic constitution Debitum pastoralis officii on 1 October 1627 to oversee the borders of the Papal States. It was suppressed in 1847.


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