Extreme Unction


Dr. King defines extreme unction from the perspective of the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthadox church.

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Extreme Unction
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[Inserted in Margin: Extreme Unction: A sacrament of the] Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox church of anointing the dying. In order to be valid, the rite must be performed by a properly ordained priest using oil consecrated to this purpose only. In each case the formula is repeated: "Through this holy unction, and His own must tender mercy, may the Lord pardon thee whatever offences thou hast committed by sight (or hearing, etc.)"
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