Paragraph 2235

2235. Those who exercise authority should do so as a service. “Whoever would be great among you must be your servant.”41The exercise of authority is measured morally in terms of its divine origin, its reasonable nature and its specific object. No one can command or establish what is contrary to the dignity of persons and the natural law.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

396. When does one commit a venial sin?

364. What is the relationship between freedom and responsibility?

591. Why pray “Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven”?

282. How is Christ present in the Eucharist?

136. What does the Church mean when she confesses: “I believe in the Holy Spirit”?

61. In what way are angels present in the life of the Church?

55. What is divine providence?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

How is the humility and grace of God manifested in the Christian’s life, according to Psalm 138:6-7?

How is God’s mercy manifested in Isaiah? What does the book of Isaiah teach us about God’s grace and mercy?

What is the unchanging nature of God, according to Malachi 3:6?

What does the Bible say about idolatry and what is its impact on the lives of God’s people, according to Hosea 4:12-13?

How can we cultivate peace in the church and in our personal lives, as guided by 2 Thessalonians 3:16?

What is the story of Uzziah and how was he punished for disobeying God?

What is the message of Nahum 1:7-8 about God’s faithfulness in the midst of chaos?