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Is it Catholic doctrine that no one can be certain of being in God's grace?

From the Wikipedia article Trial of Joan of Arc: Several questions of a theological nature followed, including this one: Question: Do you know whether or not you are in God's grace? Joan: If I am not,...
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Can a validly baptized non-Catholic commit mortal sin, thereby losing the state of grace?

Since some non-Catholic baptisms are valid, and thereby remit original sin and confer sanctifying grace, there would therefore be some non-Catholics who are in a state of grace. Cf. Do the conditions ...
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Can a Christian in a state of grace know that they are?

Based on the question "Should Catholics in a state of grace call themselves sinners?" Does Catholic doctrine allow for such a person to come to know of their state of grace while living?
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Should Catholics in a state of grace call themselves sinners?

The Bible says our righteousness is a filthy rag(works) it also says we are the righteous of God in Christ Jesus. As a Catholic at a state of grace is it right to still call myself a sinner when I ...
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What is the process for remarried couples to convert to Catholicism?

I was reading and trying to understand Amoris Laetitia and came up with this question below. The documents talk about irregular couples and basically say that everyone undergoes different timing ...
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Why a soul needs to be in a state of grace when receiving the Eucharist?

What is the reasoning behind the Catholic Church teaching that only people in the state of grace should be allowed to receive the Holy Eucharist? Lately, I heard a statement: The Eucharist: A ...
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How can a non-Catholic get into state of grace as understood by the Catholic Church?

State of grace: Condition of a person who is free from mortal sin and pleasing to God. It is the state of being in God's friendship and the necessary condition of the soul at death in order to ...
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