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Ancient See of Aarhus in Denmark
Aaron
Sts. Maris, Martha, Audifax, and Abachum
Abaddon
Abandonment
Pedro Abarca
Abarim
Abba
Antoine and Arnauld d'Abbadie
St. Abban of Magheranoidhe
St. Abban of New Ross
St. Abban the Hermit
Abbé
Jean Baptiste Abbeloos
Abbess
Abbey
Abbo Cernuus
St. Abbon
Abbot
Commendatory Abbot
Henry Abbot
Lay Abbot
Methods of Abbreviation
Ecclesiastical Abbreviations
Abbreviators
Abdera
Abdias
Abdias of Babylon
Abdication
Sts. Abdon and Sennen
Abduction
Abecedaria
Abecedarians
Abel
Abel
Bl. Thomas Abel
Peter Abelard
Louis Abelly
Abenakis
Abraham-ben-Méir Aben-Ezra
Inscription of Abercius
John Abercromby
Robert Abercromby
The Diocese of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen
Moritz von Aberle
The Legend of Abgar
St. Abban of New Ross
Abiathar
Abila
The Abbey of Abingdon
Thomas Abington
Biogenesis and Abiogenesis
Abipones
Abisai
Abjuration
Abner
The Abomination of Desolation
Abortion
The Physical Effects of Abortion
Charles François d'Abra de Raconis
Don Isaac Abrabanel
Abraham
Abraham (in Liturgy)
The Bosom of Abraham
Abraham a Sancta Clara
Abraham Ecchelensis
Abrahamites
Nicholas Abram
Abrasax
Absalom
Absalon of Lund
Absinthe
The Absolute
Absolution

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The 1914 Catholic Encyclopedia was the most comprehensive resource on Catholic teaching, history, and information ever gathered in all of human history. Originally printed in fifteen hardcopy volumes, it covered science, literature, history, doctrine, saints, government, art and much more in the 11,000+ entries.

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