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SINGS OF THE TIMES

The signs predicted by Christ foretelling his second coming and the end of the world (Matthew 24:3-44). However, the term is propularly applied to any events in contemporary history that are interpreted as signs of God's providence, especially of his justice in punishing sinners and calling them to repentance.

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

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