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ADVOCATUS DEI

Advocate of God. The one authorized to examine the virtues and reported miracles of a person whose cause for beatification has been introduced with the Holy See. Also called the promoter of the cause.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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