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The moral principle of treating others as one wants to be treated by them. It was expressed by Christ in his Sermon on the Mount: "So always treat others as you would like them to treat you; that is the meaning of the Law and the Prophets" (Matthew 7:12).

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

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