Paragraph 1639

1639. The consent by which the spouses mutually give and receive one another is sealed by God himself.141From their covenant arises “an institution, confirmed by the divine law, . . . even in the eyes of society.”142The covenant between the spouses is integrated into God’s covenant with man: “Authentic married love is caught up into divine love.”143

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