Summary of Catholic Teaching Topic 8: JESUS CHRIST, TRUE GOD AND TRUE MAN.


Summary of Catholic Teaching Topic 8: JESUS CHRIST, TRUE GOD AND TRUE MAN. Rev. Prof. Antonio Riestra Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (Rome) OUTLINE The Incarnation of the Word Jesus Christ, true God and true man The Hypostatic Union Christ’s Sacred Humanity Basic Bibliography Footnotes 1. The Incarnation of the Word But when the…

Summary of Catholic Teaching Topic 34: FIFTH COMMANDMENT “You shall not kill.” Meaning and content.


 Summary of Catholic Teaching Topic 34: FIFTH COMMANDMENT “You shall not kill.” Meaning and content. Rev. Prof. Pau Agulles Simo Professor of Moral Theology, Pontificia Università della Santa Croce OUTLINE “You shall not kill” Deepest element of this commandment Respect for human life 3.1 Intentional homicide 3.2 Abortion 3.3 Euthanasia 3.4 Suicide 3.5. Legitimate defense…

Summaries of Catholic Teaching Topic 31: THE FIRST COMMANDMENT.


Summaries of Catholic Teaching Topic 31: THE FIRST COMMANDMENT Author: Rev. Fr. Javier Lopez The ten commandments of the Decalogue The first commandment Faith and hope in God Love for others out of love for God Love of self out of love for God Basic bibliography   1.      The ten commandments of the Decalogue Our…

Summary of Catholic Teaching. Topic 20: THE HOLY EUCHARIST (2)


Summary of Catholic Teaching. Topic 20: THE HOLY EUCHARIST (2)   1. The sacrificial character of the Holy Mass 1.1. In what sense is the Holy Mass a sacrifice? The Holy Mass is a sacrifice in the proper sense, although “new” with respect to the sacrifices found in natural religions and in the ritual sacrifices of the…

Summary of Catholic Teaching. Topic 19: THE HOLY EUCHARIST (1)


Summary of Catholic Teaching Topic 19: THE HOLY EUCHARIST (1)   Sacramental nature of the Holy Eucharist. 1.1. What is the Eucharist? The Eucharist is the sacrament that makes present in the liturgical celebration of the Church the Person of Jesus Christ, Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity, and his redeeming sacrifice, in the fullness of…

Summaries of Catholic Teaching. Topic 25: MARRIAGE


Summaries of Catholic Teaching Topic 25: MARRIAGE Rev. Prof. Rafael Diaz, Pontificia Università della Santa Croce (Roma) “The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life and which is ordered by its nature to the good of the spouses and the procreation and education…