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761

as the successor of the Apostles, 77,

861‑62

See also

Holy Orders, sacrament of:

three degrees of the sacrament of

Holy Orders

office of bishop

authority to make particular

judgments, 919, 1483, 1673

consecrates the sacred chrism, 1297

governs, 816, 873, 894‑96

has care of the particular Church,

1560, 1594

as minister of Confirmation, 1299,

1312‑13

as minister of Holy Orders, 1538,

1569, 1576

as minister of reconciliation, 1462

(

see also

Penance and

Reconciliation)

presides at the Eucharistic

celebration, 1142, 1561

responsibility for the Eucharist,

1369

sanctifies, 893

tasks in Christian initiation, in

Baptism, Confirmation, and

the Eucharist, 1120‑21

See Catechism of the Catholic Church

Bishop of Rome.

See

Supreme

Pontiff

Blasphemy

gravity of, 1031, 1756, 1856

Jesus accused of, 574

oaths and, 2149

significance of, 2148, 2162

Blessing

baptized persons called to be, 1669

of bread and wine, 1000, 1334‑35, 1347,

1353, 1412

the Church’s, 1082, 1217, 1245, 1624,

1630, 1671‑72

death as, 1009

the Eucharist and, 1328, 1360, 1402

the Father blesses Mary in a singular

way, 492, 2676

forms of, 2627

God’s, 1077‑82, 1110, 2627, 2644

grace at meals, 2834

large families and divine, 2373

prayer and, 2589, 2767, 2781, 2803

significance of, 1078, 2626, 2645

Blind

prayer of the blind men heard by

Jesus, 2616

Blindness

doubt of faith and blindness of the

spirit, 2088

of Herod and Pilate and the plan of

salvation, 600

Blood

Baptism of, 1258

of martyrs as the seed of Christians,

852

“This is my blood,” 610, 1365

and water as symbols of Christ’s

Church, 766, 1225

See also

Eucharist; Transubstantiation

Body of Christ, members of the

becoming, 1213, 1267

Christians as, 521, 738‑39, 793, 795‑96,

1988

diversity of, 791, 873

divisions between, 821

Holy Spirit as the principle vital to, 798

unity and communion of, 790‑91, 797,

947, 953, 1368, 1396, 1469

See also

Church: the Church as the

mystical body of Christ

Body, human

care of body and mind, 2289

charity and, 2447

Christ as physician of the heart, 1421,

1503, 1509

conjugal love and, 1643

death and, 1011, 1016, 1681

degrading injuries to the dignity of,

2355

final judgment and, 1059

Gehenna and, 1034

governing one’s, 908

kingdom of God and, 1042, 1060

modesty and, 2523

nature of the incorruptible, 997, 999,

1016‑17

prayer and, 2702‑03, 2722

redemption of, 1046

respect for, 1004, 2301