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CASES OF CONSCIENCE

Problems arising in the application of moral and canon law to various situations in daily life. The cases made specific, with detailed circumstances, have been a familiar method of preparing seminarians for hearing confessions, and of assisting priests at seminars and conferences to deal effectively with the moral problems arising in the pastoral ministry.

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

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