Catholic teaching about the morality of falsehood
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Catholic teaching about the morality of falsehood by Julius A. Dorszynski

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Published by Catholic Univ. of America Press in Washington .
Written in English


  • Truthfulness and falsehood.,
  • Christian ethics -- Catholic authors.

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Edition Notes

Statementby the Reverend Julius A. Dorszynski.
SeriesThe Catholic University of America. Studies in sacred theology,, 2d ser., no. 16
LC ClassificationsBJ1421 .D6
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 116 p.
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL194795M
LC Control Numbera 49001874

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