Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Dictionary

A modern dictionary of Catholic terms, both common and obscure. Find accurate definitions of words and phrases.

Search:

Or browse the dictionary by selecting a letter!
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

CO-OPERATION IN EVIL

The concurrence with another in a sinful action. This concurrence may be done in several ways: by acting with another in the same sin, as when a person joins another in perpetrating a robbery; by supplying a person what is helpful in performing a sinful action, such as providing a gun or other deadly weapon; and by commanding or suggesting that one do something sinful, by encouraging him or her or suggesting means of carrying it into effect.

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

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Does the EU flag evoke the patronage of the Virgin Mary? 0 hours ago
The diocese as corporate sponsor 7 hours ago
Lectures on Art and Faith in NYC 21 hours ago
Black Mass Thwarted in Oklahoma City 24 hours ago
A lesson in prudence: Stopping the Black Mass in Oklahoma City August 26

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
‘A real via crucis’: Pope Francis, patriarch plead on behalf of Iraq’s Christians CWN - August 8
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Christians in flight as Islamic State advances CWN - August 8