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PIOUS BELIEF

A doctrinal position that though not defined or part of the Church's universal ordinary teaching, is nevertheless acceptable in Roman Catholicism and consistent with the rest of Catholic faith and practice.

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

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