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624 • United States Catholic Catechism for Adults

the Lord’s death and Resurrection

as the central event of: 221, 224

the means of salvation found in the

Church: 128-29, 138

message of salvation preserved in

the Deposit of Faith (see Deposit

of Faith)

Messiah to bring: 18

mystery of: 188, 268

as necessary: 68

necessity of Jesus Christ for: 68

no salvation through anyone else:

84, 132, 357

Old Testament images pointed

towards salvation by the

Messiah: 18

out of Abraham’s family: 13

“Outside the Church there is no

salvation”: 132

Sacred Scripture conserving without

error the message of salvation: 27

suicides and possibility of: 393-94

those in purgatory assured of:

154, 161

Virgin Mary cooperated through

free faith and obedience in

human salvation: 145

Same-sex unions:

280, 286, 411

Sanctification:

338

acts of sanctification received in

Baptism: 196

actual graces aiding us in the course

of the work of: 329

all Three Persons of the Trinity

working together in: 329

certain elements of sanctification

outside the Catholic Church: 128

of God’s name: 485, 493

justification and: 328, 336

Old Testament priest unable to

provide definitive sanctification

for the people: 264

our acceptance of the holiness of

God: 328, 336

of the people and liturgy: 175

priests serving God’s People in the

work of: 264,

524

thanksgiving for: 219

Sanctifying grace:

see under Grace:

sanctifying grace

Sanctus

:

219

Satan:

55, 62, 157, 296, 489, 494

as the evil we confront: 489

as “father of lies”: 432

as “prince of this world”: 75

see also Demons;

specific topics,

e.g., Adam and Eve

Satanism:

344

Satisfaction:

92, 239-40, 245,

527

Savior, Jesus as:

57, 68, 72, 84-85, 95,

98, 357, 371

see also Jesus Christ

Scandal:

397

caused by laws and institutions that

legitimize sinful actions: 397

duty to avoid: 401

gravity of: 401

scandalous behavior of some

believers driving some seekers of

God away: 4-5

Schism:

342

see also Error

Schools:

see Education

Schools of spirituality:

see

specific

Schools,

e.g., Benedictine;

Franciscan; Ignatian

Science:

5

evolutionary theories: 58-61

faith and: 57-61

moral laws and: 58

and religion, no intrinsic conflict

between: 58-59

see also Stem-cell research

Scripture, Sacred:

23,

527

authors (human), role of: 26-27,

31-32 (see also Inerrancy;

Inspiration)

Biblical literalism: 29-30

canon of: 24

Christ as fulfillment of: 47

Church, as source of constant

nourishment and strength for: 29

Church as venerating: 24, 29, 32-33

as divinely inspired: 24, 32