28 August 2021

Word of the Day: Ecclesiastical Obedience

ECCLESIASTICAL OBEDIENCE. The duty of Catholics to obey the precepts of the church. The gravity of the obligation depends on the gravity of the matter prescribed. The traditional Precepts of the Church are merely the outstanding obligations that Catholics are bound to obey. Actually the whole common law of the Church obliges the faithful in conscience, depending on their state of life and the intention of the Church in making the various prescriptions.

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