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.

Your Term:


The Law of Christ, as distinguished from the Law of Moses. It is new in its stress on the selfless love of God and the neighbor; the universality of its intent, for all mankind; the scope of its extent; and the sublimity of its motivation, i.e., the following of Christ.

Start over.