What does anointing of the sick mean?

anointing of the sick meaning in General Dictionary

a Catholic sacrament; a priest anoints a dying individual with oil and prays for salvation


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The Catholic Church has more wisely left physicians in possession, and elevated the anointing of the sick into a sacrament to be used only in cases of mortal sickness, and even then not to the exclusion of the healing art.

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