Catholic Culture Overview
Catholic Culture Overview

Catholic Dictionary

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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DEFINITION, CAUSAL

Tells what something is by identifying its causes or principles, e.g., the agent or efficient cause, purpose(s) or final cause, model or exemplary, or any combination of these.

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