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CO-VENERATION

The Nestorian theory that the man Jesus is to be venerated along with the Word of God. The Council of Ephesus (431) condemned the theory and declared that the Incarnate Word, being one person, is to be adored with one single adoration (Denzinger, 259).

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

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