Catechism of The Catholic Church #2467

Catechism of the Catholic Church

2467 Man tends by nature toward the truth. He is obliged to honor and bear witness to it: "It is in accordance with their dignity that all men, because they are persons . . . are both impelled by their nature and bound by a moral obligation to seek the truth, especially religious truth. They ...

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #2371

Catechism of the Catholic Church

2371 "Let all be convinced that human life and the duty of transmitting it are not limited by the horizons of this life only: their true evaluation and full significance can be understood only in reference to man's eternal destiny."

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #1967

Catechism of the Catholic Church

1967 The Law of the Gospel "fulfills," refines, surpasses, and leads the Old Law to its perfection. In the Beatitudes, the New Law fulfills the divine promises by elevating and orienting them toward the "kingdom of heaven." It is addressed to those open to accepting this new hope with faith - ...

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #2316

Catechism of the Catholic Church

2316 The production and the sale of arms affect the common good of nations and of the international community. Hence public authorities have the right and duty to regulate them. the short-term pursuit of private or collective interests cannot legitimate undertakings that promote violence and ...

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #2514

Catechism of the Catholic Church

2514 St. John distinguishes three kinds of covetousness or concupiscence: lust of the flesh, lust of the eyes, and pride of life.In the Catholic catechetical tradition, the ninth commandment forbids carnal concupiscence; the tenth forbids coveting another's goods.

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #1362

Catechism of the Catholic Church

1362 The Eucharist is the memorial of Christ's Passover, the making present and the sacramental offering of his unique sacrifice, in the liturgy of the Church which is his Body. In all the Eucharistic Prayers we find after the words of institution a prayer called the anamnesis or memorial.

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #2048

Catechism of the Catholic Church

2408 The seventh commandment forbids theft, that is, usurping another's property against the reasonable will of the owner. There is no theft if consent can be presumed or if refusal is contrary to reason and the universal destination of goods. This is the case in obvious and urgent necessity ...

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #2258

Catechism of the Catholic Church

2258 "Human life is sacred because from its beginning it involves the creative action of God and it remains for ever in a special relationship with the Creator, who is its sole end. God alone is the Lord of life from its beginning until its end: no one can under any circumstance claim for ...

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Memorial of the Queenship of Mary

Queenship of Mary

Pius XII established this feast in 1954. But Mary’s queenship has roots in Scripture. The feast is a logical follow-up to the Assumption and is now celebrated on the octave day of that feast. In his encyclical To the Queen of Heaven, Pius XII points out that Mary deserves the title because she ...

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2 Minute Apologetics: Mary, Queen of Heaven: Idolatry?

Queenship-of-Mary

Mary, Queen of Heaven: Idolatry? 2 minute apologetics by John Martignoni, president of the Bible Christian Society.

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