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denomination

1. a group having a distinctive interpretation of a religious faith and usually its own organization
2. a grade or unit in a series of designations of value, weight, measure, etc.

denomination

any subsection of the Christian Church (e.g. a former SECT, or a breakaway part of a former national church) which has become well established and has a substantial membership. Denominations are usually regarded as less dynamic than sects. As such, they are sometimes presented as the midpoint in a typology of forms of religious organization (see CHURCH-SECT TYPOLOGY).
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The instruction flagrantly misrepresents Catholic teaching and promotes a false ecumenism by intuiting that any "baptized Christian of another denomination who comes forward for Communion during a Eucharistic celebration is understood to be in a genuine spiritual need and to be requesting the Eucharist on his or her own initiative.
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