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  • 121 Dulles, John Foster — born Feb. 25, 1888, Washington, D.C., U.S. died May 24, 1959, Washington, D.C. U.S. secretary of state (1953–59). He was counsel to the American Peace Commission at Versailles, France, and later helped oversee the payment of World War I… …

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  • 122 John F. Kennedy: A Long Twilight Struggle — ▪ Primary Source              By the end of the 1950s it had become apparent to many observers that the power struggle between East and West had developed into a stalemate and, in particular, that the lines of demarcation between communism and… …

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  • 123 Arnauld — • Celebrated French family, the history of which is connected with that of Jansenism and of Port­Royal Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Arnauld     Arnauld      …

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  • 124 Deduction — • An argument or reasoning process, that kind of mediate inference by which from truths already known we advance to a knowledge of other truths necessarily implied in the former; the mental product or result of that process. Also a method, the… …

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  • 125 Faith — • In the Old Testament, the Hebrew word means essentially steadfastness. As signifying man s attitude towards God it means trustfulness or fiducia Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Faith     Faith …

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  • 126 Fortitude — • One of the gifts from the Holy Ghost is a supernatural virtue Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fortitude     Fortitude     † …

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  • 127 Havana — • Jurisdiction of the See of Havana comprises the two provinces of Havana and Matanzas Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Havana     Havana      …

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  • 128 Holiness — • Holiness or sanctity is the outcome of sanctification, that Divine act by which God freely justifies us, and by which He has claimed us for His own; by our resulting sanctity, in act as well as in habit, we claim Him as our Beginning and as the …

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  • 129 Archdiocese of Quebec —     Archdiocese of Quebec     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archdiocese of Quebec     (QUEBECENSIS)     The Archdiocese of Quebec, in Canada, comprises the counties of Beauce, Bellechasse, Dorchester, Kamouraska, Levis, L Islet, Lotbiniere, Megantic …

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  • 130 Benedict XII —     Pope Benedict XII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Benedict XII     (JACQUES FOURNIER)     Third of the Avignon popes, b. at Saverdun in the province of Toulouse, France, elected 20 December, 1334; d. at Avignon 24 April, 1342. Nothing is… …

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  • 131 Church Music —     Ecclesiastical Music     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Music     By this term is meant the music which, by order or with the approbation of ecclesiastical authority, is employed in connexion with Divine service to promote the… …

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  • 132 Louis-Ellies Dupin —     Louis Ellies Dupin     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Louis Ellies Dupin     (also DU PIN)     A theologian, born 17 June, 1657, of a noble family in Normandy; died 6 June, 1719. His mother, a Vitart, was the niece of Marie des Moulins,… …

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  • 133 Order of Preachers —     Order of Preachers     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Preachers     As the Order of the Friars Preachers is the principal part of the entire Order of St. Dominic, we shall include under this title the two other parts of the order: the… …

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  • 134 St. Clare of Assisi —     St. Clare of Assisi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Clare of Assisi     Cofoundress of the Order of Poor Ladies, or Clares, and first Abbess of San Damiano; born at Assisi, 16 July, 1194; died there 11 August, 1253. She was the eldest… …

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  • 135 St. Cyprian of Carthage —     St. Cyprian of Carthage     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Cyprian of Carthage     (Thaschus Cæcilius Cyprianus).     Bishop and martyr. Of the date of the saint s birth and of his early life nothing is known. At the time of his conversion to… …

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  • 136 St. Thomas Christians —     St. Thomas Christians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Thomas Christians     An ancient body of Christians on the east and west coasts of India, claiming spiritual descent from the Apostle St. Thomas. The subject will be treated under the… …

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  • 137 inflexibleness — noun a) The quality or state of being inflexible; inflexibility; rigidity; firmness. b) Obstinacy of will or temper; firmness of purpose that will not yield to importunity or persuasion; unbending …

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  • 138 flaccid — Relaxed, flabby, or without tone. [L. flaccidus] * * * flac·cid flas əd, flak səd adj not firm or stiff also lacking normal or youthful firmness <flaccid muscles> flac·cid·i·ty fla(k) sid ət ē n, pl ties * * * adj. 1. flabby and …

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  • 139 hardness — 1. The degree of firmness of a solid, as determined by its resistance to deformation, scratching, or abrasion. SEE ALSO: h. scale, number. 2. The relative penetrating power of a beam of x rays, used both within the diagnostic range of …

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  • 140 Simplification de textes — La simplification de textes(TS) est une opération utilisée dedans en traitement automatique du langage naturel pour modifier, augmenter, classifier ou traiter autrement un corpus existant de texte lisible pour l homme de telle manière que la… …

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