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- Aleteia’s editors and those assigned by them to regulate and monitor comments reserve the right to deny publication or remove after publication any comment that is not considered to respect the letter and the spirit of this policy. This Comment Policy is a summary of Article 4 of our General Conditions of Use , which you can read here if you wish for more detailed and complete information.