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canonize The pope can canonize a person by making a solemn declaration that he or she is enjoying eternity with God and that his or her life can be a model for all Christians.
cardinal virtues The cardinal virtues are acquired by human effort and cooperation with God's grace.
catechumen A catechumen, or \"learner,\" is a person preparing to celebrate the Sacraments of Initiation.
consecration The consecration is that part of the Eucharist Prayer in which the words of Jesus are prayed over the bread and wine, and these elements become the Body and Blood of Christ.
conversion Conversion is the process of turning away from sin and toward God and his ways. It is a response to God's love and forgiveness.