← Morality Chapter 6 - THS Junior Theology Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Civil Authority The power to enforce obedience to dictated laws in the realm of public actions within a defined territory; those persons who exercise this power. Extended Family Grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other relatives who are not in the immediate family. Family The domestic church. A man and a woman united in marriage, together with their children. Mandate A command or order, usually from a superior. Politics The science and art dealing with the form, organization, administration, and government of people within a state or between states. Principle of Subsidiarity The principle that guides the relations in society. It states that the lower authority must not be interfered with by the higher authority without necessity. The Church opposes all forms of collectivism or nationalism. Society The condition of living in harmonious association and company with others for mutual benefit, defense, and other needs. State A defined geographic region comprised of people who are under the same governmental structure. Unjust Law A kind of violence in which rulers enact measures contrary to the moral order, which are not binding on the conscience and should be opposed. Book of Sirach Conveys the duty to honor one's parents and the benefits of doing so. Diocese An area controlled by a bishop for the People of God with churches established for their use. Parish A community of faithful established within a diocese under the authority of the bishop and pastor.