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AURI SACRA FAMES

The accursed greed for gold. An expression that voices St. Paul's dictum that the desire of money is the root of all evil (I Timothy 6:10).

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

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