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Life in Christ

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2509

An offense committed against the truth requires

reparation.

2510

The golden rule helps one discern, in concrete situ­

ations, whether or not it would be appropriate to

reveal the truth to someone who asks for it.

2511

“The sacramental seal is inviolable” (CIC, can. 983 §

1). Professional secrets must be kept. Confidences

prejudicial to another are not to be divulged.

2512

Society has a right to information based on truth,

freedom, and justice. One should practice modera­

tion and discipline in the use of the social

communications media.

2513

The fine arts, but above all sacred art, “of their nature

are directed toward expressing in some way the infi­

nite beauty of God in works made by human hands.

Their dedication to the increase of God’s praise and

of his glory is more complete, the more exclusively

they are devoted to turning men’s minds devoutly

toward God” (

SC

122).

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THE NINTH COMMANDMENT

You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not

covet your neighbor’s wife, or his manservant, or his maid­

servant, or his ox, or his ass, or anything that is your neigh­

bor’s.

299

Every one who looks at a woman lustfully has already

committed adultery with her in his heart.

300

299

Ex

20:17.

300

Mt

5:28.