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CHARISMATIC MOVEMENT

A modern revival of Pentecostalism in many Christian churches, including Roman Catholic. The term "charismatic" is preferred in Catholic circles to "Pentecostal," which is more commonly used by Protestant leaders of the movement.

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

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