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 35: SIXTH COMMANDMENT “You shall not commit adultery.” Man’s vocation to chastity is an essential part and condition of his vocation to love.


 Summary of Catholic Teaching Topic 35: SIXTH COMMANDMENT “You shall not commit adultery.” Man’s vocation to chastity is an essential part and condition of his vocation to love. OUTLINE Male and female he created them… Vocation to chastity Educating for chastity Chastity in marriage Chastity in celibacy Sins against chastity Basic Bibliography Recommended Reading Footnotes:…

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…

SHORT CATHOLIC ANSWERS: ON GOD’S GOODNESS AND THE EXISTENCE OF EVIL


SHORT CATHOLIC ANSWERS: ON GOD’S GOODNESS AND THE EXISTENCE OF EVIL Dear brethren in Christ, many people have posed these questions on the problem of evil. For this reason, I decided to post short Catholic answers taken from the “Compendium of the Catholic Church,” with references to the pertinent numbers in the more extensive Catechism…

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…

ARE YOU SAVED? HOW A CATHOLIC MUST RESPOND.


ARE YOU SAVED? HOW A CATHOLIC MUST RESPOND.   “ARE YOU SAVED?” This is a typical question a fundamentalist or Born-again Christian poses to Catholics. As we all know they (the Born-again and some fundamentalist/evangelical protestants, and other sects) believe that their salvation comes from -the Lutheran tenet which posits that- the mere acceptance of…