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Refers to any set of beliefs of any community or nation, concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of life and the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a supernatural or divine agency.

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Religion; Catholic church

One of the Divine Offices of the Roman Catholic Church, held at twilight.

the christian faithful

Religion; Catholic church

Those who have been incorporated into Christ in Baptism and constituted as the people of God, the Church (871). The term "lay faithful" refers to the laity, all the faithful ...


Religion; Catholic church

Those who accepted Jesus' message to follow him are called his disciples. Jesus associated his disciples with his own life, revealed the mystery of the Kingdom to the disciples ...


Religion; Catholic church

The wise men who came from the East to pay homage to the newborn Savior (528).


Religion; Catholic church

The willful taking of one's own life; a grievous sin against the fifth commandment. A human person is neither the author nor the supreme arbiter of his life, of which God is ...


Religion; Catholic church

The virtue which disposes a person to discern the good and choose the correct means to accomplish it. One of the cardinal moral virtues that dispose the Christian to live ...


Religion; Catholic church

The willful refusal to assent to revealed truth, or even the neglect of this truth (2089).