Paragraph 2521

2521. Purity requires modesty, an integral part of temperance. Modesty protects the intimate center of the person. It means refusing to unveil what should remain hidden. It is ordered to chastity to whose sensitivity it bears witness. It guides how one looks at others and behaves toward them in conformity with the dignity of persons and their solidarity.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

172. Why must the Church proclaim the Gospel to the whole world?

502. What are the offenses against the dignity of marriage?

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

231. What is sacramental grace?

215. When will this judgment occur?

256. In what does the essential rite of Baptism consist?

540. What is the importance of the Psalms in prayer?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

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)

The Dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem: Analysis of the Ceremony (1 Chronicles 22-29)

How important is Jesus’ resurrection, and what can we learn from his appearance to the disciples?

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 is the message of Abdias 1:11 about Edom’s injustice and oppression of the weak?

The power of community: the unity of the Jewish people in Esther (Esther 9:1-5)

What is the meaning of Christ’s death and how does it bring justification to sinners?