Paragraph 1549

1549. Through the ordained ministry, especially that of bishops and priests, the presence of Christ as head of the Church is made visible in the midst of the community of believers.26In the beautiful expression of St. Ignatius of Antioch, the bishop is typos tou Patros: he is like the living image of God the Father.27

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

237. From where do the sacramental signs come?

419. What place does the Old Law have in the plan of salvation?

135. How will Christ judge the living and the dead?

291. What is required to receive Holy Communion?

465. When is a citizen forbidden to obey civil authorities?

262. Is it possible to be saved without Baptism?

432. What are the precepts of the Church?

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