The virtue of truth has suffered great damage in our day. Truthfulness, which includes also the love of truth, has taken a beating (see “Learning the Virtues that lead you to God,” by Romano Guardini, for some excellent ideas on truth). St. Paul, in his First Letter to the people of Corinth writes that love rejoices in the truth (13:6).
What is truth? According to the Dictionary, truth is that which is true or in accordance with fact or reality. The three main types of truth are:
Objective: what exists and can be proved;