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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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Any criterion for determining what is true or false, good or bad. Thus we have norms of truth, to which the mind must conform in order to make correct judgments; and norms of conduct, to which the will must conform in order to perform morally good actions. (Etym. Latin norma, rule, pattern.)

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