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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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To change; to go from one definiteness to another. Becoming is opposed to being, in the sense of a being in the process of becoming something other than what it had been. The terms "become" and "becoming" are current features of process philosophy and theology, which deny that any being, including God, simply exists, but claim that everything is in constant flux and change.

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