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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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DEFINITION, DOCTRINAL

Declaration of religious doctrine of faith or morals, or condemnation of an error, made solemnly by supreme religious authority. In the Catholic Church definitions are made by the Pope or by general councils confirmed by the Pope.

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