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The Catechism of Catholic Ethics
A work of Roman Catholic moral theology
by Ronald L. Conte Jr.

About the Book:

This book presents the teachings of Sacred Tradition, Sacred Scripture, and the Magisterium, as well as sound theological opinion and interpretation, on the basic principles of morality and their application, in a manner that is accessible to the ordinary layperson. This catechism was written to instruct those faithful Catholics who are willing to change their lives to conform ever more closely to the moral teachings of Jesus Christ, found in the teachings of the Catholic Church. This book is a balm for the wounds of the faithful, who have been grievously harmed by ignorance of sound moral theology, by the spread of false moral doctrines, and by the sinful influence of secular society.

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A partial list of sources quoted or cited in this book:

Over 1,000 verses of Sacred Scripture

Saint Thomas Aquinas, the Summa Theologica (and other works)
Saint Augustine, Saint John Chrysostom, and several other Saints

Pope John Paul II, Veritatis Splendor, Evangelium Vitae, Reconciliation and Penance, Familiaris Consortio, Redemptoris Mater, Incarnationis Mysterium, Ordinatio Sacerdotalis, Ut Unum Sint
and various addresses

Pope Benedict XII, On the Beatific Vision of God
Pope Benedict XV, Ad Beatissimi Apostolorum, Spiritus Paraclitus
Pope Benedict XVI, God is Love, and various addresses
Pope Boniface VIII, Unam Sanctam
Pope Innocent XI, Santissimus Dominus and other documents
Pope John XXIII, Sacerdotii Nostri Primordia, Mater et Magistra
Pope Leo XIII, Catholicae Ecclesiae, Providentissimus Deus, Arcanum Divinae Sapientiae, Rerum Novarum
Pope Paul VI, Humanae Vitae, Indulgentiarum Doctrina
Pope Pius X, Jucunda Sane, Lacrimabili Statu, Lamentabili Sane
Pope Pius XI, Acerba Animi, Casti Connubii, Ineffabilis Deus, Mit Brennender Sorge
Pope Pius XII, Address to Midwives, Humani Generis, Divino Afflante Spiritu, Munificentissimus Deus, Menti Nostrae

Council of Ephesus
Council of Chalcedon
Fourth Lateran Council
Council of Florence
Fifth Lateran Council

Council of Trent, Decree on Original Sin, Decree on Justification, Decree on the Sacraments, On The Sacrament of Matrimony, On Penance and Extreme Unction

First Vatican Council, Pastor Aeternus, On Faith, On Revelation

Second Vatican Council, Apostolicam Actuositatem, Dei Verbum, Gaudium et Spes, Lumen Gentium, Ad Gentes

Code of Canon Law for the Latin Church (1983)
Catechism of the Catholic Church
Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
United States Catholic Catechism for Adults, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Baltimore Catechism
Catechism of Trent
The Catholic Encyclopedia
Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (various documents)
Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
Pontifical Council for the Family
Cardinal Avery Dulles, 'Catholicism & Capital Punishment,' and 'Development or Reversal?'

and many other sources

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