Skip to comments.Catholic Word of the Day: VENERABLE, 05-10-14
Posted on 05/10/2014 10:49:48 AM PDT by Salvation
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Title given to the Servants of God after the state of their herioc virtue or martyrdom has been proved and a solemn decree to that effect has been signed by the Pope. (Etym. Latin venerabilis, from venerari, to regard with religious awe.)
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Such as “The Venerable Bede” 673-735.” He was the author of “The Ecclesiastical History of the English People.”
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