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2347. The virtue of chastity blossoms in friendship. It shows the disciple how to follow and imitate him who has chosen us as his friends,133who has given himself totally to us and allows us to participate in his divine estate. Chastity is a promise of immortality.

Chastity is expressed notably in friendship with one’s neighbor. Whether it develops between persons of the same or opposite sex, friendship represents a great good for all. It leads to spiritual communion.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

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

554. In what does the prayer of intercession consist?

372. What is the moral conscience?

545. Why is our prayer efficacious?

323. Why is this sacrament called Holy Orders?

6. What does God reveal to man?

552. How can adoration be defined?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

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

How does the conquest of Canaan in the book of Joshua demonstrate God’s faithfulness?

What is the importance of obeying the Word of God? What does the Bible say about those who do not follow sound doctrine?

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)

What was the religious reform implemented by King Hezekiah and how did it impact the history of Judah?

How did a woman’s faith heal her of a hemorrhage, according to Matthew 9:20-22?

What is the criticism against relying on military force instead of God in Amos 2:14-16?