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  • 1 accidental — a. 1. Casual, fortuitous, contingent, that happens by chance, not designed, not planned, unintended, chance, undesigned, not purposed. 2. Incidental, adventitious, non essential, immaterial, dispensable, not absolutely requisite, de facto but not …

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  • 2 Baptism — • One of the Seven Sacraments of the Christian Church; frequently called the first sacrament , the door of the sacraments , and the door of the Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Baptism     Baptism …

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  • 3 Sanctifying Grace — • Treatise on this fundamental building block of Christianity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sanctifying Grace     Sanctifying Grace      …

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  • 4 General Councils —     General Councils     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► General Councils     This subject will be treated under the following heads:     ♦ Definition     ♦ Classification     ♦ Historical Sketch     ♦ The Pope and General Councils     ♦ Composition of …

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  • 5 Creation — • Like other words of the same ending, the term creation signifies both an action and the object or effect thereof. Thus, in the latter sense, we speak of the kingdoms of creation , the whole creation , and so on Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …

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  • 6 Moral and Canonical Aspect of Marriage —     Moral and Canonical Aspect of Marriage     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Moral and Canonical Aspect of Marriage     Marriage is that individual union through which man and woman by their reciprocal rights form one principle of generation. It is… …

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  • 7 Sacrament of Marriage —     Sacrament of Marriage     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sacrament of Marriage     That Christian marriage (i.e. marriage between baptized persons) is really a sacrament of the New Law in the strict sense of the word is for all Catholics an… …

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  • 8 The Blessed Trinity —     The Blessed Trinity     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Blessed Trinity     This article is divided as follows:          I. Dogma of the Trinity;     II. Proof of the Doctrine from Scripture;     III. Proof of the Doctrine from Tradition;… …

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  • 9 Law — • By law in the widest sense is understood that exact guide, rule, or authoritative standard by which a being is moved to action or held back from it Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Law     Law …

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  • 10 Holy Ghost — • The doctrine of the Catholic Church concerning the Holy Ghost forms an integral part of her teaching on the mystery of the Holy Trinity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Holy Ghost     Holy Ghost …

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  • 11 The Blessed Eucharist as a Sacrament —     The Blessed Eucharist as a Sacrament     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Blessed Eucharist as a Sacrament     Since Christ is present under the appearances of bread and wine in a sacramental way, the Blessed Eucharist is unquestionably a… …

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  • 12 Spanish Language and Literature — • As a medium of literary expression Spanish asserted itself first in the twelfth century: it had been six or seven centuries in the process of evolution out of Latin Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Spanish Language and Literature      …

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  • 13 Natural Law — • In English this term is frequently employed as equivalent to the laws of nature, meaning the order which governs the activities of the material universe. Among the Roman jurists natural law designated those instincts and emotions common to man… …

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  • 14 Jewish philosophy — Colette Sirat INTRODUCTION The history of medieval Jewish philosophy can be divided into two consecutive periods. The first, beginning in the ninth century and ending roughly with the death of Maimonides in 1204, occurred in Islamic lands. The… …

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  • 15 Council of Trent —     Council of Trent     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Trent     The nineteenth ecumenical council opened at Trent on 13 December, 1545, and closed there on 4 December, 1563. Its main object was the definitive determination of the… …

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  • 16 Catholic Probabilism — Probabilism, in Catholic moral theology, provides a way of answering the question about what to do when one does not know what to do. Probabilism proposes that one can follow a probable opinion regarding whether an act may be performed morally,… …

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  • 17 Contract — • The canonical and moralist doctrine on this subject is a development of that contained in the Roman civil law. In civil law, a contract is defined as the union of several persons in a coincident expression of will by which their legal relations …

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  • 18 Probabilism — • The moral system which holds that, when there is question solely of the lawfulness or unlawfulness of an action, it is permissible to follow a solidly probable opinion in favour of liberty even though the opposing view is more probable.… …

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  • 19 Roman Academies —     Roman Academies     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Roman Academies     The Italian Renaissance at its apogee [from the close of the Western Schism (1418) to the middle of the sixteenth century] found two intellectual centres, Florence and Rome.… …

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  • 20 Necessities — Necessity Ne*ces si*ty, n.; pl. {Necessities}. [OE. necessite, F. n[ e]cessit[ e], L. necessitas, fr. necesse. See {Necessary}.] 1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness.… …

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