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conversion and, 1426

faith and, 162, 2573

flesh, spirit and, 2516, 2819, 2846

human life as, 409, 1707

human nature and the spiritual, 2516

prayer as, 2612, 2725‑51, 2846, 2849

purity and the battle to attain it,

2520‑27

Beatitude

attaining divine beatitude through

Baptism, 1257

and the desire for happiness, 1718, 2548

effects of, 1721

free gift of God, 1720‑22, 1727

God as our, 257, 1731, 1855

hope and eternal, 1818

human person destined for eternal,

1700, 1703, 1711, 1769, 1818, 1934,

2548

man’s vocation to, 1700, 1934

sin turns man away from God and

from His, 1855, 1863, 1874, 1949

Beauty

, 2500

art and, 2501‑03, 2513

contemplation of God’s, 319, 2784

God as the author of, 2129, 2500

of holy icons imprinted in the life of

the faithful, 1162

human body as the manifestation of

divine, 2519

perfection of God and beauty of

creatures, 41, 341

prayer and its expressive, 1157, 1191

prayer as love of God’s, 2727

of the world as a way of coming to

God, 32, 33

Behavior

attitude of selfishness and charity,

1931, 2831

Christian behavior and scandal, 2284,

2286

law as a rule of, 1951, 1958

morality of, 1753

religious behavior of men, 28, 844

Believer(s)

Abraham, “father of all who believe,”

145‑47, 1080

atheism and, 2125

the Church and, 181, 752, 759, 836

duties of, 904‑05

growth in the faith of, 94, 166, 1102

Mary, the mother of, 2676

priesthood of, 1546

unity of believers in Christ, 790, 805,

813, 817, 947

witness of, 2471

Believing

articles signified in the Apostles’

Creed, 184, 190‑1

consequences of believing in God,

222‑27

Creed (

see

Creed/symbols of faith;

Faith: creeds and formulas of

belief)

doubts of faith, 2088

ecclesial act of belief, 181

firm knowledge of divine

omnipotence, 274

gift of, 153, 179, 1266

human act of, 154‑55, 166, 180

motive for, 156

necessity of faith to obtain salvation,

161

references to the act of, 177

refusal to believe, 1034

significance of, 26, 155, 1064

See also

Faith

Belonging

to Christ, 1272, 1296, 2182

sense of belonging to the Church, 1309

Benevolence

charity and, 1829

God’s plan of loving goodness, 50‑51,

257, 315, 2807, 2823

Holy Spirit gives kindness, 736, 1832

human communities and, 2213, 2540,

2554

kindness proper of God, 214

man’s kindness toward animals, 2416

Bible.

See

Sacred Scripture

Bishop

Bishop of Rome (

see

Supreme Pontiff)

chair of, 1184

collaborators of, 927, 1562‑68, 1570

episcopal college, 857, 877, 879‑87, 1577

episcopal ordination, 1555‑61, 1572

as the living image of God the Father,

1549

and the priesthood, 1567