Paragraph 2383

2383. The separation of spouses while maintaining the marriage bond can be legitimate in certain cases provided for by canon law.176

If civil divorce remains the only possible way of ensuring certain legal rights, the care of the children, or the protection of inheritance, it can be tolerated and does not constitute a moral offense.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

132. What does the Ascension mean?

492. What are the principal sins against chastity?

535. Why is there a universal call to prayer?

369. Are there acts which are always illicit?

49. How do the three divine Persons work?

451. How did Jesus act in regard to the Sabbath?

261. Is Baptism necessary for salvation?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

The Woman and the Dragon: The Struggle Between Good and Evil (Revelation 12:1-17)

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

O que o livro de Cantares nos ensina sobre a beleza da mulher noiva e da mulher madura?

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

What can we learn about the desire to always be with a loved one from Songs 3:1-5 and 6:1-3?

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 Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem described in Mark 11:1-11?