Archive: Summaries of Catholic Teaching

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Topic 34: Fifth Commandment

Topic 34: Fifth Commandment

A revised version of this doctrinal outline, incorporating recent clarifications by Pope Francis regarding the Church's teaching on capital punishment. "Human life is sacred because from its beginning it involves the creative action of God and it remains forever in a special relationship with the Creator."

What is Lent?

What is Lent?

What is Lent? Where does it come from? Here are some frequently asked questions about Lent to help enter into the meaning of the liturgical season more deeply.

Topic 1: The Existence of God

Topic 1: The Existence of God

Can we know that God exists by reason alone? What are some of the main pathways for reaching God's existence. Can conscience and human freedom be paths to a personal God who loves us? These are some of the questions discussed in this summary of Catholic teaching.

Topic 2: Revelation

Topic 2: Revelation

God wished to manifest himself as a personal Being through the history of salvation. He raised up and guided a people to be the custodian of his revealed word. Through that people he prepared the world for the Incarnation of his Word, Jesus Christ.