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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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As a moral issue, the act of hiding what should be kept secret, which is a virtue; or of hiding what should be disclosed, which is sinful and makes the one who conceals a sharer in the sinner's guilt.

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