The overall study of man and what it means to be a human person
Every action before, during or after sexual intercourse that deliberately attempts to impede its procreative potential. These acts are intrinsically evil and are always morally unacceptable (CCC 2370)
Love that is committed. The commitment guides all other actions. You keep your promises once you have made them, no matter how your feeling may change.
Love that is not controlled or manipulated by another person or by a disordered desire. No one is forcing you to love. you love Freely because you want to.
Love that is life- giving, because it is free, total, and faithful. It is open to procreation in the physical real and is life- giving in the spiritual and emotional realm as well
Actions of genital stimulation with a person of the same sex. According to the Catechism, "homosexual acts are 'intrinsically disordered' and 'contrary to the natural law...Under no circumstances can they be approved" (CCC 2357)
The attraction that a man or woman has to a member of the same sex. The homosexual inclination is disordered but not sinful in and of itself, since it is not freely chosen.
Pope Paul VI's 1968 encyclical on human life. It is most famous for its clear and definitive teaching on why contraception is immoral and sinful, explaining that is separates the sexual act from one of its intrinsic purposes: procreation
In Persona Christi
A Latin phrase meaning "in the person of Christ"; describes the identity and actions of a priest, particularly when he celebrates the sacraments and preaches the Word of God
The blessed Virgin Mary's "yes" to the Lord, which demonstrated her faithful obedience to God's will
The "deliberate stimulation of the genital organs in order to derive sexual pleasure... Masturbation is an intrinsically and gravely disordered action" (CCC 2352). Instead of training a person in faithfulness in order to make a gift of oneself, masturbation trains a person in selfishness
The Law or purpose that God has "written" naturally into the hearts, minds, and bodies of men and women
One- Flesh union
The loving embrace of a married couple through sexual intercourse. in which they become "one flesh" (see Gn 2:24). The Scriptures teach that this union prefigures the total communion we will have with God in heaven (see Eph 5:31-32)
Love without strings attached that holds nothing back. in total love, you make a gift of yourself to another- Total self-donation.