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  • 1 excuse — I. v. a. 1. Pardon, forgive, acquit, absolve, exculpate, exonerate. 2. Extenuate, justify, form or constitute an apology or excuse for. 3. Exempt, release, free, let off. 4. Overlook, regard indulgently, treat as venial. 5. [With self.] Clear,… …

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  • 2 Moral Theology — • Limited to those doctrines which discuss the relations of man and his free actions to God and his supernatural end, and propose the means instituted by God for the attainment of that end Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Moral Theology …

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  • 3 Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo —     Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo     St. Augustine of Hippo (354 430) is a philosophical and theological genius of the first order, dominating, like a pyramid, antiquity and… …

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

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  • 5 Actual Grace — • A grace that is given for the performance of salutary acts and is present and disappears with the action itself Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Actual Grace     Actual Grace …

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  • 6 Parents — • Considers the duties of parents toward their children, and vice versa Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Parents     Parents     † …

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  • 7 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 8 Christianity and Judaism — Part of a series of articles on Jews and Judaism …

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  • 9 Stigma (sociological theory) — In sociological theory, a stigma is an attribute, behavior, or reputation which is socially discrediting in a particular way: it causes an individual to be mentally classified by others in an undesirable, rejected stereotype rather than in an… …

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  • 10 History of hypnosis — This article is about the development of concepts, beliefs and practices related to hypnosis from prehistoric to modern times. Early history Although often viewed as one continuous history, it is important to note that hypnosis per se did not… …

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  • 11 death rite — ▪ anthropology Introduction       any of the ceremonial acts or customs employed at the time of death and burial.       Throughout history and in every human society, the disposal of the dead has been given special significance. The practice was… …

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  • 12 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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  • 13 Rule of St. Benedict — • Lengthy article on the text of the Rule and its composition, some analysis, and practical application Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rule of St. Benedict     Rule of St. Benedict …

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  • 14 Suicide — • The act of one who causes his own death, either by positively destroying his own life, as by inflicting on himself a mortal wound or injury, or by omitting to do what is necessary to escape death, as by refusing to leave a burning house… …

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  • 15 outrage — Synonyms and related words: abomination, abuse, afflict, affront, aggrieve, anger, aspersion, atrocity, attack, bad, bane, barbarism, barbarity, batter, befoul, befoulment, bewitch, bitterness, blight, breach, brickbat, bruise, brutality, buffet …

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  • 16 flaunt — verb he flaunts his young wife as if she were the prize heifer at the county fair Syn: show off, display ostentatiously, make a (great) show of, put on show/display, parade; brag about, crow about, vaunt; informal flash •• flaunt, flout Confusion …

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  • 17 Veritatis Splendor — (Latin for The Splendor of Truth ) is an encyclical by Pope John Paul II. It expresses the position of the Catholic Church regarding fundamentals of the Church s role in moral teaching. The encyclical is one of the most comprehensive and… …

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  • 18 Trinitarian Universalism — The highest heaven from Gustave Doré s illustrations to the Divine Comedy …

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  • 19 Censorship of Books — • Either ecclesiastical or civil, according as it is practiced by the spiritual or secular authority, and it may be exercised in two ways, viz.: before the printing or publishing of a work, by examining it (censura prævia); and after the printing …

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  • 20 Sacrifice of the Mass — • The word Mass (missa) first established itself as the general designation for the Eucharistic Sacrifice in the West after the time of Pope Gregory the Great, the early Church having used the expression the breaking of bread (fractio panis) or… …

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