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CHURCH OF SILENCE

The Christians in Communist-controlled countries. Their condition varies, but with no exception they are restricted in their religious freedom to profess or teach their faith and to communicate with their fellow-Christians in other countries.

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

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