The overall study of man and what it means to be a human person.
Every action before, during, or after sexual intercourse that deluberately attempts to impede the precreative potential.
Love that is committed. That commitment guides all other actions.
Love that is life giving, becuase it is free, total, and faithful. It is open to procreation in the physical realm.
Actions of genital stimulation with a person of the sam sex.
The attraction that a man or woman has to a member of the same sex.
Pope Paul VI's 1968 encyclical on humane life. It's most famous for its clare and definitive teaching on why contraception is immoral and sinful.
In persona Christi
A latin phrase meaning 'in the person of Christ'; describes the identity and actions of a priest.
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.'
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.'
Love without strings attached that holds nothing back. In total love, you make a gift of yourself to another--total self donation.
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