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Glossary of the Catholic Church

This is a glossary of terms used within the Catholic Church.

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  • Faithful — the collective members of the church incorporated into it through sacramental baptism.[2][3]
  • Fall of Man — the willful transition of the first humans from a state of original holiness and justice, in communion with God, to a state of guilt and perennial disobedience
  • Family wage
  • Father (cleric) — a traditional title of priests
  • Father, God the — a name for the First Person of the Blessed Trinity
  • Five Wayssee: Quinque Viæ (below)
  • Font, Baptismalsee: Baptismal font (above)
  • Font, Holy watersee: Holy water font (below)
  • Friar
  • Full communion

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  • Immaculate Conception — the dogma that Mary was conceived without original sin (not to be confused with the Incarnation of Christ)
  • Incardinationsee also: excardination (above)
  • Incarnation — The Word of God taking on a human nature and becoming true man, Jesus Christ (not to be confused with the Immaculate Conception of Mary)
  • Institute of consecrated life
  • Institute, Religioussee: Religious institute (below)
  • Institute, Secularsee: Secular institute (below)

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  • Officialissee: Judicial vicar (above)
  • Order, Religioussee: Religious order (below)
  • Ordinariate, Militarysee: Military ordinariate (above)
  • Ordinariate, Personalsee: Personal ordinariate (below)
  • Ordinarysee: Local ordinary (above)

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  • Quinque Viæ — Aquinas' famous philosophical proofs for the existence of God found in his Summa Theologiæ

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  • Universal Church

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  • Wage, Familysee: Family wage (above)
  • War, justsee: Just war (above)
  • Ways, Fivesee: Quinque Viæ(above)
  • West Syriac Rite

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  1. ^ Consuetudinarium Provinciae Marylandiensis-Neo Eboracensis Societatis Jesu
  2. ^ "CCC, 871". Vatican.va.
  3. ^ CIC 1983, c. 204.
  4. ^ Cunningham, Lawrence S.; John J. Reich (2010). Culture & Values. Cengage Learning. ISBN 0-495-56925-9.
  5. ^ John Paul II, Pastor Bonus Article 1
  6. ^ Canon 553 §1, 1983 Code of Canon Law
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