Paragraph 1780

1780. The dignity of the human person implies and requires uprightness of moral conscience. Conscience includes the perception of the principles of morality (synderesis); their application in the given circumstances by practical discernment of reasons and goods; and finally judgment about concrete acts yet to be performed or already performed. the truth about the moral good, stated in the law of reason, is recognized practically and concretely by the prudent judgment of conscience. We call that man prudent who chooses in conformity with this judgment.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

430. Why does the Magisterium of the Church act in the field of morality?

119. In what way did Christ offer himself to the Father?

491. In what way is everyone called to live chastity?

508. What is forbidden by the seventh commandment?

101. In what sense is the life of Christ a Mystery?

405. What is the foundation of the authority of society?

420. What is the New Law or the Law of the Gospel?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

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

How can wisdom protect us from evil, as revealed in Wisdom 7:28-29?

What does Malachi 2:1-2 mean about the danger of falling away from God?

What is the responsibility of Christian leaders according to James 3:1-12?

How can Christ’s return be a comfort in the midst of pain, according to 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18?

How important is community in the midst of suffering, according to Job 42:10-11?

What is the significance of David’s song of thanksgiving to God in 2 Samuel 22?