CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
SECOND EDITION

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Questions response to man's principal questions, 68, 282, 1676 Race discrimination because of, 1935 idolatry of, 2113 Realities Christian lay people and their action in temporal things, 898-99, 2442 consecrated members of secular institutes and their action in temporal affairs, 929 simony as the buying or selling of spiritual things, 2121 spiritual affairs and the method of perceiving them, 1146 as a way to know God, 32, 159, 1148 Realm of the dead Christ's descent into hell, 624, 631, 632-35 gates of hell and the Church, 552, 834 man's descent into hell, 1035 Reason human reason and faith, 50, 156-59, 274, 1706 and the knowledge of God, 35-39, 47, 237, 286 and laws must be promulgated, 1902, 1976 makes man like God, 1730 moral conscience and judgment, 1778, 1783, 1796, 1798 and the natural moral law, 1954 and passions, 1767 sin contrary to, 1872 and the virtues, 1804, 1806, 2341 Recapitulation, 518, 668, 2854 Reconciliation. See Penance and Reconciliation Redeemer. See Christ Redemption Christ's death as the sacrifice of, 613, 616 the Church as the instrument for the redemption of all, 776 at the center of the Good News, 571, 601 extension of redemptive work, 634 life of Christ as a mystery of, 517, 635, 1067 for many, 605 Mary serving in the mystery of, 494, 508 meaning of the redemption can be understood by faith alone, 573 proclaiming and promising of, 55, 64, 601 Reflection importance of personal, 1779 prayerful, 2708 See also Meditation Reformation, the, 406, 1400 Refusal to obey Adam's refusal to obey amended for by Christ, 411, 532, 614-15 civil authorities, 2242, 2256, 2313 disobedience of Adam and man and its consequences, 399, 400-02, 1733, 2515 moral authority, 1733, 1862, 2515 sin as refusal to God, 397, 1850, 1871 See also Obedience Regeneration (Christian) Baptism, the sacrament, and the washing of regeneration, 1213, 1215 effects of, 784, 872, 1262 See also Baptism Regulation of births, 2368, 2370, 2372, 2399 Reincarnation, 1013 Relations. See Man; Society Religion(s) acts of, 1969 the Church and non-Christian, 842-43 freedom to profess, 2137 invoking of God as Father in many, 238 and the political community, 2244 search for God in all, 2566 social duty of, 2104-05, 2467 virtues of, 1807, 2095-96, 2117, 2125, 2135, 2144 Religious families, 917-18, 927 state of religious life, 916, 925-27 witness of, 933 See also Life: consecrated life Remembrance of the angels, 335 of Christ's passion and resurrection, 1163, 1167, 1354 of creation, 2169 of the dead, 958, 1032 of God's wonders, 1103 Holy Spirit as the Church's living memory, 1099 of Jesus Christ and His sacrifice, 1333, 1341-44, 1394 of the saints, 957, 1173, 1195 Renewal Baptism, the "washing of regeneration and of renewal of the Holy Spirit," 1215 of the Church, 670, 821, 827, 1428 at the end of time, 1043 saints as the source and origin of, 828 Renunciation of riches, 2544, 2556 Reparation Christ makes amends for Adam's disobedience and our sins, 411, 615 duty of, 2487 Eucharist as an offering in reparation for sins, 1414 for injustice, 2412, 2454 of offenses committed against the truth, 2509 Respect charity as respect for one's neighbor, 1789, 1825 for Church leaders, 1269 for the commandments, the Law, the evangelical counsels, 532, 579, 1986, 2053, 2200 for family, 2206, 2214-17, 2219, 2228, 2251 for God's name, 2144, 2148-49 for the goods of another, 2408-14 for human freedom, 1738, 1884 for human life, 2259-83 for the integrity of creation, 2415-18 for natural law, 2036 for non-Catholic Christians, 818 for one's own body, 1004 owed to God, 209, 2101, 2148 for political authority, 1880, 1900 for private property, 2403 for religious freedom, 2188 for sinners, 1466-67 for the Temple, 583-84 for the truth, 2488-92 See also Dignity respect for the dignity of the person, 2284-301 for the dead, 2299-301 for health, 2288-91 for the integrity of the body, 2297-98 for the person and his rights, 1907, 1929-33, 1944 for the reputation of persons, 2477, 2507 scientific research and, 2292-96 for the soul of another, 2284-87 Responsibility of actions, 1735, 1737, 1745-46, 1754 bishops and apostolic, 1594 of children toward their parents, 2218 conscience and responsibility to be assumed, 1781 freedom and, 1036, 1731-38 of man as steward of the world, 373 of parents toward their children, 2223, 2225 participation in social life and, 1913-17 of the People of God, 783 poverty and the moral responsibility of wealthy nations, 2439 sin and, 1868 of sinners for the death of Jesus, 597-98 of spouses in transmitting life, 2368 Rest on the day of the Lord, 2184-85, 2194 on the Sabbath in the Decalogue, 582, 2168-73, 2189 Resurrection of Christ. See Christ Resurrection of the dead body and soul at the final resurrection, 366 cremation and faith in the resurrection of the body, 2301 Eucharist as the power of resurrection, 1524 faith in the resurrection of the dead as essential to the Christian faith, 991 hour of resurrection of all the dead, 1001, 1038 how the dead are resurrected, 999, 1000 "I believe in the resurrection of the body," 988-1013 opposition and incomprehension as to faith in, 996 progressive revelation of, 992 reasons for and the foundations of faith in, 993-95 resurrection of all the dead, 998 resurrection of the flesh signifies, 990 rising, 997 Transfiguration of Christ as a sign of man's resurrection, 556 as a work of the Most Holy Trinity, 989 Retribution, Divine (eternal), 1021-22, 2016 Return. See Advent; Consummation; Expectation Revelation as enlightenment about religious and moral truths, 38 external arguments of faith in, 156 faith as a response to, 142-43, 150, 176, 1814 as the fruit of inspiration of the Holy Spirit, 105 God's Revelation expressed in human tongues, 101 human understanding of, 157-58 leads to a deeper understanding of the laws of social living, 2419 made to the little ones, 544 man's capacity of accepting, 35, 36 necessity of, 74, 1960 no further revelation is to be expected, 66-67 Old and New Testaments as true, 129 as the pre-eminent way to knowing God, 50 "Private" revelations, 67 purpose and goal of, 52, 68 is realized gradually, 53, 69 Sacred Scripture and Tradition flow from, 80-83, 124 arguments of Revelation of creation, 287, 337 of the Decalogue, 2060, 2071 of the divine plan of salvation, 50-51 of God's mercy to sinners, 1846 of man as God's image, 1701, 2419 of Mary's virginity, 502 of the new heaven and new earth, 1048 of the reality of sin, 386-90 of the resurrection of the dead, 992 of the ultimate truth i.e., of Jesus Christ, 124 Revelation in the History of Salvation in Abraham, 59 after the fall, 55 in Israel, 60-64, 72 in Jesus Christ, 65-67, 73 in Noah, 56-58, 71 to our first parents, 54, 70 from the very beginning, 54, 70 Revelation of God, 51-67 in the Decalogue, 2059, 2070-71 the Father, 151, 238-42, 2779 God's name, 203-14, 2143 God's omnipotence, 272 the Holy Spirit, 243-48, 687-88 to Israel, 2085 as the One and only God, 201-02 the Son, 152, 438, 647-48, 651 the Trinity, 237, 732 way of Christ as consummation of, 561 way of Christ as Revelation of the Father, 516 transmission of Revelation through the apostles and through the Gospels, 75-76 through the bishops, 77 through the Church, 78-79, 82 Sacred Scripture and Tradition as two distinct modes of, 81-82 Riches freedom of heart with respect to riches as necessary for entering the Kingdom, 2544, 2556 happiness and, 1723 immoderate passion for, 2536 love for the poor and love of, 2445 Right(s) to act in conscience and in freedom, 1782, 1907 action of resisting the laws of a violent authority, 2243 actions contrary to fundamental, 2242, 2414, 2424 actions contrary to the rights of nations, 2313, 2328 of the baptized, 1269 of children, 2378 to choose a profession and state of life, 2230 to choose a school for one's children, 2229 the Church and defense of its fundamental, 2420, 2458 Church ministers have the right to support, 1807, 1882, 1889, 2237, 2306, 2407 civil divorce and ensuring legitimate, 2383 to discontinue medical procedures, 2278 to economic initiative, 2429 economic life and defense of, 2430-31 to educate children, 2221 to enjoy the goods of the earth, 360 equality among men and their, 1935, 1944-45 to evangelize all men, 848, 900 to freedom, 1738, 1747 to immigrate, 2241 information from the media and respect for, 2492, 2494, 2498 to knowing and revealing the truth, 2488-89, 2494, 2508, 2512 to a legitimate defense, 1909, 2265-66, 2308, 2310, 2321 to life, 2264, 2270, 2273, 2322 man's right to be instructed in the divine precepts, 2037 natural law as the basis of fundamental, 1956, 1978, 2070, 2273 political, 2237 political regimes contrary to human, 1901 to private property, 2211, 2401, 2403, 2406, 2452 public authorities and the rights of the person, 1907, 2254, 2273 recognition of, 2270, 2273 to regulate the production and sale of arms, 2316 to religious freedom, 2104-09 to respect, 2479 science and technical art in the service of fundamental, 2294, 2375 of social justice, 1943 state based on law, 1904, 2273 to voice criticism of those in authority, 2238 to vote, 2240 Rites different rites in the universal Church, 1201, 1203, 1208 funeral (see Deceased) modification of, 1125 of the sacraments, 1131 (see also individual sacraments) See also Liturgy; Tradition Rosary, 971, 2678, 2708

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