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Catechism of the Catholic Church

book by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
The Good Shepherd logo is adapted from a Christian tombstone in the catacombs of Domitilla in Rome

The Catechism of the Catholic Church is a catechism promulgated for the Catholic Church by Pope John Paul II in 1992.

QuotesEdit

  • Being in the image of God the human individual posses the dignity of a person, who is not just some thing, but someone. He is capable of self-knowledge, of self-possession and of freely giving himself and entering into communion with other persons.
    • § 57
  • To attribute the efficacy of prayers or of sacramental signs to their mere external performance, apart from the interior dispositions they demand, is to fall into superstition.
    • § 2111
  • Anyone who uses the power at his disposal in such a way that it leads others to do wrong becomes guilty of scandal and responsible for the evil that he has directly or indirectly encouraged.
    • § 2287

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