Paragraph 1569

1569. “At a lower level of the hierarchy are to be found deacons, who receive the imposition of hands ‘not unto the priesthood, but unto the ministry.”‘53At an ordination to the diaconate only the bishop lays hands on the candidate, thus signifying the deacon’s special attachment to the bishop in the tasks of his “diakonia.”54

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367. What are the sources of the morality of human acts?

209. What is meant by the term “heaven”?

318. How is this sacrament celebrated?

583. How is it possible to address God as “Father”?

3. How is it possible to know God with only the light of human reason?

412. On what is human equality based?

454. Why is the civil recognition of Sunday as a feast day important?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

The Story of Moses: How did God choose and prepare Moses to lead his people? (Exodus 1-4)

How to experience communion with God?

What is David’s example of faith mentioned in Hebrews 11:32-40?

What was the religious reform implemented by King Hezekiah and how did it impact the history of Judah?

What is the role of God’s people in promoting social justice, according to Amos 5:24?

Love and friendship: the importance of relationships in life (Ecc 4:9-12)

What is the importance of courage in standing up for the truth, according to the Bible in Philemon 1:8-9?