Paragraph 1601

1601. “The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring; this covenant between baptized persons has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament.”84


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560. What is the way of our prayer?

248. What is the criterion that assures unity in the midst of plurality?

568. What are the expressions of the life of prayer?

356. What are the main moments in funerals?

357. How is the Christian moral life bound up with faith and the sacraments?

13. In what ways does Apostolic Tradition occur?

487. What responsibility do human persons have in regard to their own sexual identity?


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How does Ruth’s story teach us about integrity and honesty?

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