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1909. Finally, the common good requires peace, that is, the stability and security of a just order. It presupposes that authority should ensure by morally acceptable means the security of society and its members. It is the basis of the right to legitimate personal and collective defence.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

481. What is peace in this world?

227. What is the sacramental character?

105. Why did Jesus receive from John the “baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins” (Luke 3:3)?

77. What other consequences derive from original sin?

442. What is implied in the affirmation of God: “I am the Lord your God” (Exodus 20:2)?

486. What must be done to avoid war?

45. Can the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity be known by the light of human reason alone?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

Jacob’s Wrestle with God: What is the significance of this story for us today?

The Call and Commission of Moses: How did God call Moses to lead his people and what does this teach us about the Christian vocation? (Exodus 3-4)

The search for true love is a theme present in the Bible. What can we learn about this subject from the book of Songs?

What does the statement “God so loved the world that he gave his son” in John 3:16 mean?

What is the meaning of the “True Vine” metaphor in John 15:1-8?

Love and friendship: the importance of relationships in life (Ecc 4:9-12)

What does the Bible say about God’s judgment and justice?