Paragraph 2477

2477. Respect for the reputation of persons forbids every attitude and word likely to cause them unjust injury.277He becomes guilty:

– of rash judgment who, even tacitly, assumes as true, without sufficient foundation, the moral fault of a neighbor;
– of detraction who, without objectively valid reason, discloses another’s faults and failings to persons who did not know them;278
– of calumny who, by remarks contrary to the truth, harms the reputation of others and gives occasion for false judgments concerning them.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

232. What is the relationship between the sacraments and everlasting life?

188. What is the vocation of the lay faithful?

299. Do the baptized have need of conversion?

491. In what way is everyone called to live chastity?

417. Is such a law perceived by everyone?

596. What does “Lead us not into temptation” mean?

425. What is the relationship between grace and human freedom?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What does the testimony of John the Baptist in John 1:29 mean, and how important is this testimony for Christians?

How can faith influence Christian behavior according to 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12?

What does the story of the offering of manna in the book of Numbers teach us about God’s daily provision in our lives? (Numbers 11)

How can Ruth’s story, from widow to wife, inspire us to trust God and seek a fresh start in our lives?

What is the importance of Christian discipline according to 1 Corinthians 9:24-27?

What can we learn about divine wrath and protection of the righteous from the book of Nahum?

What does the mutual admiration between loved ones mean in the book of Songs?