Paragraph 1598

1598. The Church confers the sacrament of Holy Orders only on baptized men (viri), whose suitability for the exercise of the ministry has been duly recognized. Church authority alone has the responsibility and right to call someone to receive the sacrament of Holy Orders.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

477. What practices are contrary to respect for the bodily integrity of the human person?

27. What does it mean in practice for a person to believe in God?

434. “Teacher, what good must I do to have eternal life?” (Matthew 19:16).

315. What is the attitude of the Church toward the sick?

45. Can the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity be known by the light of human reason alone?

510. When does the Church intervene in social areas?

571. What is contemplative prayer?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the teaching on leading humble servants in 3 John 1:1-4?

Who are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and what is their significance?

How are God’s justice and mercy revealed in Isaiah? (Isaiah 58:1-14)

What was the story of King Amon’s violent death and rebellion in 2 Kings 21-22?

How is God’s justice manifested in the midst of suffering, according to Job 34:10-12?

What is the divine nature of Jesus Christ, as described in Mark 1:1?

What is Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem described in Mark 11:1-11?