Paragraph 2147

2147. Promises made to others in God’s name engage the divine honor, fidelity, truthfulness, and authority. They must be respected in justice. To be unfaithful to them is to misuse God’s name and in some way to make God out to be a liar.77


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

358. What is the root of human dignity?

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

161. Why is the Church one?

89. How does the Church set forth the Mystery of the Incarnation?

310. What are the effects of this sacrament?

108. Why did Jesus manifest the Kingdom by means of signs and miracles?

317. Who administers this sacrament?


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