Paragraph 1882

1882. Certain societies, such as the family and the state, correspond more directly to the nature of man; they are necessary to him. To promote the participation of the greatest number in the life of a society, the creation of voluntary associations and institutions must be encouraged “on both national and international levels, which relate to economic and social goals, to cultural and recreational activities, to sport, to various professions, and to political affairs.”5This “socialization” also expresses the natural tendency for human beings to associate with one another for the sake of attaining objectives that exceed individual capacities. It develops the qualities of the person, especially the sense of initiative and responsibility, and helps guarantee his rights.6


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

217. What is the meaning of the word “Amen” with which we conclude our profession of faith?

4. Is the light of reason alone sufficient to know the mystery of God?

412. On what is human equality based?

441. Is it possible to keep the Decalogue?

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

14. What is the relationship between Tradition and Sacred Scripture?

527. What is required by the ninth commandment?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the role of women in society, according to Ecclesiasticus 26:1-4?

How can Ruth’s story, from widow to wife, inspire us to trust God and seek a fresh start in our lives?

What does the Bible say about the wrath of God and how does it relate to the need for salvation?

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

What do the horseman, angel, and Lord symbolize in Zechariah’s vision described in Zechariah 1:8-17?

What does it mean to love God and neighbor and what is the importance of this teaching in the Bible?

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