The "hinge" virtues. They are prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance.
Responsible Christian living that flows from our dignity as God's adopted children and from Christ's command to love.
The sum total of social conditions that allow people to reach their fulfillment more fully and more easily.
The Holy Spirit's grace that cleanses us from our sins through faith in Jesus and Baptism. Also, sanctifies us in the depth of our being.
Binding on all people at all times, as to what is good and what is evil.
Our emotional response to the good or evil we encounter.
precepts of the Church
Basic rules that all Catholics must follow.
The material and spiritual goods are shared to those in need.
Any community of human beings that unites them in a common purpose.
sources of morality
The three are:1) the moral object (what we do), 2) the intention (our motive), and 3) the circumstances (context and consequences). Also, a good intention can never justify an evil act.
A principle of Catholic social justice that holds that a community of a higher order should not interfere in the internal life of a community of a lower order.