Paragraph 2282

2282. If suicide is committed with the intention of setting an example, especially to the young, it also takes on the gravity of scandal. Voluntary co-operation in suicide is contrary to the moral law. Grave psychological disturbances, anguish, or grave fear of hardship, suffering, or torture can diminish the responsibility of the one committing suicide.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

489. What is involved in the virtue of chastity?

330. What is the effect of the ordination to the diaconate?

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

85. Why did the Son of God become man?

271. What is the Eucharist?

471. What medical procedures are permitted when death is considered imminent?

367. What are the sources of the morality of human acts?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the role of divine providence in the lives of the faithful? Can we find examples of this in the book of Tobias?

What is the spiritual battle mentioned in 2 Timothy 2:3-4, and how can a Christian fight it?

What is Jeremiah’s message about God’s unconditional love?

What is the River of Life and the Tree of Life mentioned in Revelation 22:1-5 and what is their importance to the promise of eternal life?

What is the meaning of Jude 1:4, which speaks of the condemnation of those who pervert the grace of God?

What is the Blood Moon prophecy of Joel 2:30-31 in the Bible?

What is the alliance with the Romans and the continuation of the struggle for independence mentioned in 2 Maccabees 11:1-38?