Paragraph 1685

1685. The different funeral rites express the Paschal character of Christian death and are in keeping with the situations and traditions of each region, even as to the color of the liturgical vestments worn.186

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

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

413. How are we to view social inequalities?

476. Are the transplant and donation of organs allowed before and after death?

382. What is fortitude?

76. What is original sin?

256. In what does the essential rite of Baptism consist?

175. In what does the mission of the Apostles consist?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

How can we cultivate peace in the church and in our personal lives, as guided by 2 Thessalonians 3:16?

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

What does the testimony of John the Baptist in John 1:29 mean, and how important is this testimony for Christians?

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

How important is Jesus’ resurrection, and what can we learn from his appearance to the disciples?

What does the mutual admiration between loved ones mean in the book of Songs?

What was David’s reaction after sinning with Bathsheba, and how can we learn from his humility and quest for restoration?