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published: 11/29/13



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Catholic Catechisms: Life in Christ




Life in Christ

PART THREE: LIFE IN CHRIST

SECTION ONE MAN'S VOCATION LIFE IN THE SPIRIT

CHAPTER ONE: THE DIGNITY OF THE HUMAN PERSON
Article 1 MAN: THE IMAGE OF GOD
IN BRIEF

Article 2 OUR VOCATION TO BEATITUDE
I. The Beatitudes
II. The Desire for Happiness
III. Christian Beatitude
IN BRIEF

Article 3 MAN'S FREEDOM
I. Freedom and Responsibility
II. Human Freedom in the Economy of Salvation
IN BRIEF

Article 4 THE MORALITY OF HUMAN ACTS
I. The Sources of Morality
II. Good Acts and Evil Acts
IN BRIEF

Article 5 THE MORALITY OF THE PASSIONS
I. Passions
II. Passions and Moral Life
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Article 6 MORAL CONSCIENCE
I. The Judgment of Conscience
II. The Formation of Conscience
III. To Choose in Accord With Conscience
IV. Erroneous Judgment
IN BRIEF

Article 7 THE VIRTUES
I. The Human Virtues
II. The Theological Virtues
III. The Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit
IN BRIEF

Article 8 SIN
I. Mercy and Sin
II. The Definition of Sin
III. The Different Kinds of Sins
IV. The Gravity of Sin: Mortal and Venial Sin
V. The Proliferation of Sin
IN BRIEF

CHAPTER TWO: THE HUMAN COMMUNION
Article 1 THE PERSON AND SOCIETY
I. The Communal Character of the Human Vocation
II. Conversion and Society
IN BRIEF

Article 2 PARTICIPATION IN SOCIAL LIFE
I. Authority
II. The Common Good
III. Responsibility and Participation
IN BRIEF

Article 3 SOCIAL JUSTICE
I. Respect For the Human Person
II. Equality and Differences Among Men
III. Human Solidarity
IN BRIEF

CHAPTER THREE: GOD'S SALVATION: LAW AND GRACE
Article 1 THE MORAL LAW
I. The Natural Moral Law
II. The Old Law
III. The New Law or the Law of the Gospel
IN BRIEF

Article 2 GRACE AND JUSTIFICATION
I. Justification
II. Grace
III. Merit
IV. Christian Holiness
IN BRIEF

Article 3 THE CHURCH, MOTHER AND TEACHER
I. Moral Life and the Magisterium of the Church
II. The Precepts of the Church
III. Moral Life and Missionary Witness
IN BRIEF

SECTION TWO THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

IN BRIEF

CHAPTER ONE: YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND
Article 1 THE FIRST COMMANDMENT
I. "You Shall Worship the Lord Your God and Him Only Shall You Serve"
II. "Him Only Shall You Serve"
III. "You Shall Have No Other Gods Before Me"
IV. "You Shall Not Make For Yourself a Graven Image . . ."
IN BRIEF

Article 2 THE SECOND COMMANDMENT
I. The Name of the Lord is Holy
II. Taking the Name of the Lord in Vain
III. The Christian Name
IN BRIEF

Article 3 THE THIRD COMMANDMENT
I. The Sabbath Day
II. The Lord's Day
IN BRIEF

CHAPTER TWO: YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF
ARTICLE 4 THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT
I. The Family in God's Plan
II. The Family and Society
III. The Duties of Family Members
IV. The Family and the Kingdom
V. The Authorities In Civil Society
IN BRIEF

Article 5 THE FIFTH COMMANDMENT
I. Respect for Human Life
II. Respect for the Dignity of Persons
III. Safeguarding Peace
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Article 6 THE SIXTH COMMANDMENT
I. "Male and Female He Created Them . . ."
II. The Vocation to Chastity
III. The Love of Husband and Wife
IV. Offenses Against the Dignity of Marriage
IN BRIEF

Article 7 THE SEVENTH COMMANDMENT
I. The Universal Destination and the Private Ownership of Goods
II. Respect for Persons and Their Goods
III. The Social Doctrine of the Church
IV. Economic Activity and Social Justice
V. Justice and Solidarity Among Nations
VI. Love For the Poor
IN BRIEF

Article 8 THE EIGHTH COMMANDMENT
I. Living in the Truth
II. To Bear Witness to the Truth
III. Offenses Against Truth
IV. Respect for the Truth
V. The Use of the Social Communications Media
VI. Truth, Beauty, and Sacred Art
IN BRIEF

Article 9 THE NINTH COMMANDMENT
I. Purification of the Heart
II. The Battle for Purity
IN BRIEF

Article 10 THE TENTH COMMANDMENT
I. The Disorder of Covetous Desires
II. The Desires of the Spirit
III. Poverty of Heart
IV. "I Want to See God"
IN BRIEF