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CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
SECOND EDITION

Index V

Values

family as the place for passing on, 2207
hierarchy of values
        and economic activity, 2425
        and social institutions, 2244
        and society, 1886, 1895, 2236
human and Christian values of marriage, 1632, 1643, 2363
science, technology, and moral values, 2293
turning away from moral values and scandal, 2286


Variety

of creatures, 339, 353, 1936-38


Veneration

and adoration of the Eucharist, 1378
of God's Word, 127, 1154
of holy images, 2132
of relics and popular piety, 1674
of the saints, 1090


Venial. See Sin(s)


Vespers, 1175


Viaticum

Eucharist as, 1331, 1392, 1517, 1524-25


Vicar

bishop as the vicar of Christ, 894, 1560
conscience, the "aboriginal Vicar of Christ," 1778
Supreme Pontiff as vicar of Christ, 882


Vice(s)

capital vices or sins, 1866
correction of, 2302
origin of, 1865, 1876
and virtues, 1768, 1774, 2516
See also Acedia; Anger; Avarice; Envy; Gluttony; Lust; Pride; Sloth


Victim (Christ), 457, 604, 1367, 1566


Victory

Christ's victory over sin and death, 411, 420, 654, 1505
the Church's victory over the powers of death, 552
God's victory over evil at the end of the world, 677
Jesus' victory over Satan, 539, 2853


Vigilance

in our approach to the mass media, 2496
in our attitudes, 2727
Christ summons us to, 672
necessity of, 1036
in praying, 2612, 2699, 2799, 2849, 2863
present time is a time of, 672
in protecting the faith, 2088


Vine

Christ as the true, 755
"I am the vine, you are the branches," 787, 1988, 2074
See also Wine


Violation, 2356


Violence

as a consequence of sin, 1869, 2534
gravity of, 1858
lying as a form of, 2486
in the Passion of Christ, 1851
private or collective interests which promote, 2316
renouncing in defense of peace, 2306
and respect for human life, 2260, 2297
sexual, 2356


Virginity

and chastity, 2349
Mary's, 496-99, 502-03, 506, 510, 723
for the sake of the Kingdom of Heaven, 922, 1618-20


Virgin Mary. See Mary


Virtue

catechesis of human and Christian, 1697
charity as the origin and form of all, 25, 2346
chastity as a, 2337, 2341, 2345, 2347, 2349
definition of, 1803-04, 1833
education in, 1784, 2223
as a gift of Baptism, 1266
and gifts of the Holy Spirit, 1831
Holy Spirit at work through the, 798
human virtue elevated by grace, 1810-11
obstacles in the exercise of the, 1863, 2284
solidarity as, 1942, 1948
truth as, 2468-69
See also individual virtues 

gifts of the Holy Spirit 
        definition of, 1830
        fruit of, 1832
        seven gifts of, 1831

human virtues
        cardinal virtues play a pivotal role, 1805
        definition of human virtues, 1804, 1834
        fortitude, 1808, 1837
        justice, 1807, 1836
        moral, 1266, 1804, 1839
        prudence, 1806, 1835
        purified and elevated by grace, 1810-11
        temperance, 1809, 1838, 2290

theological virtues
        charity, 1822-29, 1844
        definition and role of, 1812-13, 1840-41
        faith, 153, 1814-16, 1842
        hope, 1817-21, 1843, 2090


Vision of God

beatific, 1028, 1045
dead and, 1032
as extreme beatitude, 2548
given to the "pure of heart," 2519
God calls men to His vision as to beatitude, 1720
Hell as deprivation of, 633


Vocation

of Abraham, 762
to chastity, 2337-59
of children must be respected and fostered, 1656, 2226, 2232
to the Christian apostolate, 863
of Christians must be fulfilled in the Church, 2030
to communion with God, 27, 44
communitarian character of the human, 1878-85
to cooperation with God in creation, 307
to divine beatitude, 1700, 1703, 1716-24
to divine worship and to the service of the Church, 1121
to enter the Kingdom, 543
to establish the new People of God, 804, 831
to eternal life, 1998, 2820
evangelical counsels and personal, 1974
holiness and the Gospel as vocation of all the disciples of Christ, 1533, 1962
of humanity, 1877
Israel's vocation perfectly fulfilled by Jesus, 539
of the laity, 898-900, 2442
to life in the Holy Spirit, 1699
to love, 1604, 2331, 2392
man is called to union with Christ, 521, 542
of a man and a woman in God's plan, 373
to manifest God, 2085
man's vocation
        final, 1260
        fulfilled by life in the Holy Spirit, 1699
        fulfilled with society's help, 1886
        revealed by Christ, 1701
to marriage, 1603-04, 1607, 2331
Mary's, 490
men are called to resemblance of the union and fraternity of the divine Persons, 1878
of men that they may become adopted children of God, 1
to parenthood, 2369
priestly, 1583
priestly vocation of the People of God, 784
to seek God, 30
society should permit each of its members to fulfill his, 1907, 2461


Voice

of conscience (see Conscience)
of God the Father (see God)


Vow (Religious)

definition of, 2102
dispensation from, 2103
exemplary value of, 2103

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