Paragraph 1898

1898. Every human community needs an authority to govern it.16The foundation of such authority lies in human nature. It is necessary for the unity of the state. Its role is to ensure as far as possible the common good of the society.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

380. What is prudence?

287. Why is the Holy Eucharist the paschal banquet?

267. What is the essential rite of Confirmation?

54. How did God create the universe?

438. What importance does the Church give to the Decalogue?

27. What does it mean in practice for a person to believe in God?

321. What are the sacraments at the service of communion and mission?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the New Earth mentioned in Revelation 21:1 and what is its importance in the Christian faith?

What can we learn about divine justice from the Lord’s vengeance mentioned in Abdias 1:15?

What is God’s promise for the restoration of Jerusalem, and what can we learn about God’s faithfulness from Jeremiah 31:31-34?

How does Esther’s story tell the Jewish people’s story of redemption?

What does the image of the river of life in Ezekiel (Ezekiel 47) represent?

How are God’s justice and mercy revealed in Isaiah? (Isaiah 58:1-14)

How did King Asa restore true worship and win the war against Ethiopia in 1 Kings 15:9-24?