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DAMNIFICATION

Unjustly causing injury to another person's property or person, reputation or spiritual welfare. Reparation must be made as far as possible, and the willingness to undo the damage is a condition for being forgiven the offense committed.

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

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