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Glossary


A Glossary of Ecclesiastical
Terms, Organizations
and Persons


Ecclesiastical Terms, Organizations



Anathema: A condemnation placed on anyone who rejects any dogma of the Catholic Faith, thereby expelling oneself from the Catholic Church.

Apostasy: Complete abandonment of the Catholic Faith.

Apostolate: An organized activity, lay or clerical, for promoting some aspect of the Catholic Faith.