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EVIDENCE, CIRCUMSTANTIAL

Such convergence of facts and testimony about an event that only one conclusion can reasonably be drawn, although there has been no immediate knowledge of the event or even immediate witnesses to testify about what had taken place.

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

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