Paragraph 2479

2479. Detraction and calumny destroy the reputation and honor of one’s neighbor. Honor is the social witness given to human dignity, and everyone enjoys a natural right to the honor of his name and reputation and to respect. Thus, detraction and calumny offend against the virtues of justice and charity.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

369. Are there acts which are always illicit?

415. What is the moral law?

405. What is the foundation of the authority of society?

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

278. Who is the minister for the celebration of the Eucharist?

442. What is implied in the affirmation of God: “I am the Lord your God” (Exodus 20:2)?

219. What place does the liturgy occupy in the life of the Church?

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How to deal with opposition to the truth of the Gospel?