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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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Decree of the Holy Office, published under Pope St. Pius X against modernism on July 3, 1907. It condemned sixty-five propositions drawn from the writings of contemporary modernists, notably Alfred Loisy and George Tyrrell. The decree was shortly after followed (September 8) by the encyclical Pascendi Dominici Gregis.

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