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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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In ecclesiastical law the declaration or denial of something, especially by a person who has immediate knowledge of a fact and is presumed to be impartial in his or her testimony and is telling the unbiased truth.

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