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|Canon 1004.||§1 The anointing of the sick can be administered to any member of the faithful who, having reached the use of reason, begins to be in danger of death by reason of illness or old age.
§2 This sacrament can be repeated if the sick person, having recovered, again becomes seriously ill or if, in the same illness, the danger becomes more serious.
|Canon 1005.||If there is any doubt as to whether the sick person has reached the age of reason, or is dangerously ill, or is dead, this sacrament is to be administered.|
|Canon 1006.||This sacrament is to be administered to the sick who, when they were in possession of their faculties, at least implicitly asked for it.|
|Canon 1007.||The anointing of the sick is not to be conferred upon those who obstinately persist in a manifestly grave sin.|
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