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Pagans, 522, 528, 781

Pain
acceptance of, 1435, 1460
accompanying conversion of the heart, 1431, 1490
alleviating the sufferings of the dying, 2279
in childbearing, 1607, 1609
as a consequence of original sin, 1521
euthanasia as imposing an end to, 2277
human experience of, 164, 272, 385
no sickness in the earthly paradise, 376
See Illness

Parable(s)
significance and purposes of, 546, 2607
various parables
        of the Good Samaritan, 1465
        of the good shepherd, 1465
        of the importunate friend, 2613
        of the importunate widow, 2613
        of the just judge, 1465
        of the leaven, 2660, 2832
        of the Last Judgment, 1038
        of the lost sheep, 605
        of the merciful servant, 2843
        of the Pharisee and the tax collector, 2613, 2839
        of the poor man Lazarus, 633, 1021, 2463, 2831
        of the prodigal son, 1439, 1465
        of the seed, 543
        of the sower, 2707
        of the talents, 1880, 1937
        of the two ways, 1696
        of the weeds, 681, 827

Paraclete. See Holy Spirit

Paradise
first man in paradise, 374-79, 1023
Jesus' participation in God's power and authority, 668
of the laity in Christ's priestly office, 901-03, 1546, 1591
in Christ's prophetic office, 904-07
in Christ's royal office, 908-13
ministerial participation in Christ's priesthood, 1554

Participation in social life, 1882, 1897-917

Pasch. See Passover (Pasch)

Paschal banquet, 1323

Passion of Christ. See Christ

Passion(s)
consummation of human feelings, 1769
definition, operation, and origin of, 1763-64
diminishes imputability, 1860
enslavement to one's, 1792
love as a fundamental, 1765
mastery of, 908, 1804, 1809, 2339, 2341
morality of the, 1762-70
prohibition of immoderate, 2536
reason discerns the morality of, 1768
in themselves passions must be judged as neither good nor evil, 1767

Passover (Pasch)
celebration of the Passover for Christians and for Jews, 1096
the Christian's last, 1680-83
consequences from Christ's, 1225, 1449
consummation of the, 1096, 1164
day for the celebration of Easter, 1170
Eucharist as the memorial of Christ's, 1340, 1362-66
events of Easter, 640
final Passover of the Church, 677
fulfillment of Christ's, 731
fulfillment in the kingdom of God, 1403
names for Easter, 1169
significance of the Jewish, 1363
union of the Christian faithful in Christ's, 793

Pastoral
care of the parish, 2179
common pastoral practice for mixed marriages, 1636
discernment is needed to sustain and support popular piety, 1676
duty of the Magisterium, 890
office and concern of the bishops, 886, 896, 927, 1560
purposes of pastoral mission, 857
Word of God nourishes pastoral preaching, 132

Patience
bearing wrongs patiently as a work of spiritual mercy, 2447
"Charity is patient," 1825
in the family, 2219
as a fruit of the Spirit, 736, 1832
God's, 2822
prayer and patience of faith, 2613

Patriarchs
of the Jewish people, 839
as the roots of the Church, 755
veneration of patriarchs in the Old Testament, 61

Peace, 2304
aids to, 1941, 2015, 2310
defense of, 2302-17
earthly peace as the image of Christ, 2305
education of the conscience and, 1784
as the foundation of the common good, 1909
as the fruit of charity, 1829
as the fruit of the Spirit, 736, 1832
as a gift from God, 1424, 1468
the Lord calls us to, 2302
peacemakers, 1716, 2442
things that threaten, 1938, 2315, 2317

Penance
forms of penance in the Christian life, 1434-39
interior, 1430-33
purposes of, 2043
works of penance for the dead, 1032

Penance and Reconciliation
age for confessing sins, 1457
Anointing of the Sick and the forgiveness of sins, 1532
and Baptism, 1425-26
Baptism and the forgiveness of sins, 535, 977-78
commandment to receive the sacrament of, 1457, 2042
eschatological significance of the sacrament of, 1470
the Eucharist and forgiveness of sins, 1393, 1395, 1436, 1846
indulgence, 1471
power to confer the sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation to non-Catholic Christians, 1401
purposes of the sacrament of, 1421, 1468
receiving absolution in the sacrament before receiving Eucharistic Communion, 1415
receiving the sacrament before the celebration of Matrimony, 1622
as a sacrament, 1210
sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation in particularly grave cases, 1463
instituted by Christ, 1446
instituted for all men, 827, 1446
sacramental seal of Confession, 1467, 2490
sacrifice of Christ as the source of forgiveness of man's sins, 1851
See also Sacrament(s)

absolution, 1480-84
        Byzantine liturgy and formulas of, 1481
        communal celebration and individual, 1482
        excommunication and, 1463
        formulas of, 1449, 1481
        general, 1483
        grave sins and, 1415, 1457, 1497
        over the dying Christian, 1020
        power to forgive sins, 553, 976, 1441-42, 1444-45, 1461

acts of the penitent, 1491
        confession, 1455-58
        of grave sins necessary for obtaining reconciliation, 1493
        individual confession and a communal celebration, 1482
        necessity of confessing sins, 1448
        personal confession the most expressive form of reconciliation, 1484
        of sins and conversion, 1435
        of venial sins, 1493, 1863
        contrition, 1451-54
        Holy Spirit gives the grace of, 1433
        as necessary to obtain forgiveness, 982, 1259, 1861, 1864
        no penance after death, 393
        perfect and imperfect, 1492
        and sacramental Confession, 1452
        as sorrow of the soul, 1451
        examination of conscience, 1454, 1456
        satisfaction
                as an act of the penitent, 1491
                forms of penance and their purposes, 1460
                purposes of, 1494
                through the penance imposed by the confessor, 1460

effects of the sacrament
        anticipating the Last Judgment, 1470
        brings about a "spiritual resurrection," 1468
        gives pardon for offense committed against God, 1422
        reconciling with God, 980, 1468
        reconciling with the Church, 980, 1422, 1469
        recovering grace, 1446, 1468

forgiveness and Penance and Reconciliation
        the Church as a place of reconciliation, 755
        God reconciles the world to Himself in Christ, 433
        pardon as the fundamental condition of Reconciliation, 2844
        reconciliation of all Christians in the unity of Christ's Church, 822
        reconciliation with the Church, 1443-45
        ways of reconciliation, 981, 1449, 1455
        See also Forgiveness: forgiveness of sins

liturgical celebration or rite of the sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation
        actions of the penitent (see Penance and Reconciliation: acts of the penitent)
        actions of the priest, 1491
        changes in liturgical celebration of the sacrament of Penance over the centuries, 1447-48
        communal, 1482-83
        fundamental structure, 1448, 1480
        minister of, 1461-62, 1466

necessity of the sacrament
        for receiving the other sacraments, 1385
        for Reconciliation with God and with the Church, 1484
        for recovering the grace of justification, 1446
        for obtaining forgiveness of mortal sins, 1395

titles for the sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation
        sacrament of Confession, 1424, 1455-58
        conversion, 1423
        forgiveness, 1395, 1424, 1446
        pardon, 1422
        Penance, 1423
        Reconciliation, 1385, 1424, 1440
        remission, 1496

Pentecost
day of full revelation of the Trinity, 732
day of Jesus' public manifestation, 767, 1076
day of outpouring of the Holy Spirit, 696, 731, 1287, 2623

People of God, 781-86
belonging to, 836, 871
the Church as, 781-86
diversity of peoples and cultures in, 814
faith of the, 93, 99
gathering together of, 761-62, 776, 865
Israel's election as, 762
Jews, non-Christians and, 839
ministries as a help to, 874
of the Old Covenant and the new people of God, 840
peculiarities of, 782
priestly, 784
prophetic, 785
royal, 786
universality of, 831, 885

Perfection
charity as the "bond of perfection," 1827
Christ as the way of, 1953
of creation, 302, 310
of creatures, 41, 330, 339
as the fruit of the Holy Spirit, 1832
God as the fullness of all, 41, 213, 370
human virtues and, 1804
journey of, 2015
man and woman reflect God's, 370
of Mary and the Church, 829
movement of the will and heart in moral, 1770, 1775
must be acquired by the faithful, 825, 1709, 2013, 2028
must be found in seeking what is true and good, 1704

Perjury
consequences of, 2476
gravity of, 1756, 2153, 2163
meaning of, 2152

Persecution
of Christ, 530
of the Church, 675, 769, 1816

Perseverance
in faith, 162
final perseverance and retribution, 2016
in prayer, 2728, 2742-43

Person(s)
and the common good, 1738, 1905, 1912-13
communication through the media and, 2492, 2494
constitution of, 362
destined for eternal beatitude, 1703
differences between, 1946
as God's image, 1730
identity of, 203, 2158
integrity of, 2338-45
is capable, 1704
respect for, 1907, 1929-33, 2212, 2297-98, 2477, 2479, 2524
        and scientific research, 2292-96
        and their goods, 2407-18
rights and duties of, 1738, 2070, 2108, 2270, 2273
sexuality and, 2332, 2337
and society, 1878-89, 1929
state and, 2237
as the temple of the Holy Spirit, 364
transcendent nature of the human, 1295, 2245
work and, 2428
See also Man; Society

dignity of the person, 1700-876
        artificial insemination and, 2377
        attempts to influence the genetic inheritance and, 2275
        euthanasia and, 2277, 2324
        experiments on the human creature and, 2295
        foundation of, 225, 357, 1700, 1730, 1934, 2126
        implications of, 1780, 1930, 1938, 1944, 2339, 2467
        pornography, prostitution, violation, and, 2354-56
        and religious freedom, 1738, 1747, 2106
        respect for, 1935, 2158, 2235, 2267, 2297, 2304
        sin and, 1487, 2261, 2320, 2353, 2414
        and social justice, 1911, 1913, 1926, 1929, 1938, 2213, 2238, 2402

Peter (the apostle)
denial and conversion of, 1429, 1851
faith in Christ, 153, 424, 440, 442
as head of the apostles, 552, 765, 880-81
offices of, 552, 642, 881
Roman bishop (see Supreme Pontiff)
as witness of Christ's Resurrection, 641-42

Petition, 2734. See also Prayer

Pharisees
behavior of, 576, 579, 595, 993, 2054
disagreement between Christ and, 574, 581, 588, 596, 2285
Jesus' relations with, 575

Physician
care of the human body and of health, 2288-89
immoral actions of, 2377, 2537
Jesus Christ as physician of souls and bodies, 1421, 1484, 1503-05
professional secrecy, 2491

Piety
devotion to the Virgin Mary, 971
filial, 2215
as a gift of the Holy Spirit, 1303, 1831
popular piety and catechesis, 1674, 2688

Pilgrimage
appropriate times for, 1438
of the Church, 769
as a form of piety and devotion, 1674, 2101
man's earthly, 1013, 1419
significance of, 2691

Places for celebrating divine worship, 1179-86, 1198-99

Pleasure(s)
sexual
        intemperate, 2351-56
        temperate, 2362
spiritual, 2500
temperance, the virtue that moderates the attraction of, 1809

Political authority/community
action of resisting oppression by political power, 2243
authority exercised within limits, 1923
Christian faithful intervening in political organization of social life, 899, 2442
community and the Church, 2244-46
control of political opinion, 2499
distinction between the service of God and the service of, 2242
human rights and political authorities, 2273
moral judgment of the Church in matters related to political order, 2246
prayer for political authorities, 1900
regimes and the common good, 1901-04, 2237

Polygamy
contrary to the equal personal dignity of man and woman, 1645
as an offense committed against the dignity of matrimony, 2387
in the Old Law, 1610

Polytheism, 2112

Pope. See Supreme Pontiff

Popular. See nouns to which it refers

Pornography, 2211, 2354, 2396

Poverty
arms race harmful to the poor, 2329
Christ as a poor person, 517, 525, 544, 1351, 2407
concern, care, and love for the poor, 886, 1033, 1435, 1825, 194, 2208, 2405, 2443-49
detachment from riches as a lifestyle, 2544-45
duty of rich nations in solidarity toward the poor, 2439-40
Eucharist commits us to, 1397
as an evangelical counsel, 915
kingdom of heaven and, 544
in spirit, 709, 716, 1716, 2544-47
as the way of Christ and the Church, 544, 786, 852
See also the Needy

Power
Christ gives, 1504, 1566, 1615, 1642
of darkness and freedom from it in Baptism, 1250
God gives, 1432, 2584, 2848
of God's Word, 124, 131, 2057
of the Holy Spirit, 703, 735, 798, 1107, 1285, 1520, 1550, 1624, 1704, 2472
of human nature, 60, 405, 661, 822, 2090, 2520
of Jesus Christ, 635, 649, 664, 668, 1441, 1503
loving God with all your mind, 1, 201
of man, 943, 1731, 1861, 1884, 2002
military force, 2309
"Power of the keys," 553, 981-83
of prayer, 2610
of Providence, 302
sacraments give, 1116, 1496, 1521, 1588
of the state, 1904, 2237, 2239, 2241, 2244
of the Supreme Pontiff and of the episcopal college, 882-83

Power of God
divine omnipotence is in no way arbitrary, 271
faith in God's omnipotence, 273-74
God's apparent powerlessness, 272
God's power in the sacraments, 1128
manifestations of God's power, 277, 296, 648, 1508, 2500
power of Christ, 449, 649
power of the Holy Spirit, 496, 1127, 1238, 2778
properties of God's power, 268, 270
Sacred Scripture declares the, 269
the Word of God as power, 124, 131

Powers
of darkness, 409, 680
fighting the kingdom of Christ, 671
occult, 2116-17
victory of the Church over the powers of death, 552

Praise(s)
beauty of creation as a hymn of, 32
blessings of, 1081, 1671
Eucharist as thanksgiving and praise to the Father, 1358-61
of God, 1138, 2171, 2513
life consecrated to praise of God, 920, 2687
prayer of, 2098, 2639-43
Psalms as, 2585, 2589
significance of, 2639
temporal things and praise of the Creator, 898, 1670
See also Liturgy

Prayer
ability to pray is always possible, 2743
the Church's, 276, 2623-25
definition of, 2559
efficacious, 2738-41
to the Father, 2664, 2680, 2779-85, 2792
God calls to, 2567
God hears our, 1127, 2737
to the Holy Spirit, 2670-72
to Jesus, 2616, 2664-69
Jesus hears, 2616
law of
        ecumenical sense of, 1126
        significance of the saying "Lex orandi, lex credendi," 1124
of Mary, 2617-19, 2622
to Mary, 971
with Mary, 2673-79, 2682
perseverance in, 2742, 2582
praying as a vital necessity, 2744
praying each and every day, 2659-60
rhythms and times of, 2698
and the search for God, 2566
Sunday, 2761, 2765
See also Liturgy of the Hours; "Our Father," the prayer; Psalms

difficulties in praying, 2731, 2735-37, 2754
        battle of, 2725
        distractions, 2729
        failure in, 2728
        not heard, 2737
        objections to, 2726-27
        temptations, 2732-33, 2755

expressions and forms of prayer, 2644, 2663, 2684
        act of thanksgiving, 2637-38,2648
        adoration, 2096-97, 2628
        anamnesis, 1354
        anaphora, 1352
        blessing, 2626-27
        contemplative, 2709-19, 2724
        groaning, 2630
        intercession, 2634-36, 2647
        life of, 2697-99
        Liturgy of the Hours, 1174-78
        meditation, 2705-08, 2723
        of praise, 2639-43, 2649
        pray at all times, 2633
        preface, 1352
        supplication: seek, beseech, plead, invoke, entreat, cry out. Struggle in prayer, 2629-33, 2646

helps for prayer, 2041, 2695
        assembly of prayer (see Prayer groups)
        catechesis, 2688
        Christian family, 2205, 2685
        education in prayer, 2252, 2686, 2688-89, 2694
        places favorable to prayer, 2691
        saints as witnesses of spirituality, 2683-84
        spiritual direction, 2690

intentions of supplications and intercessions 
        for the coming of God's Kingdom, 2816
        for daily bread, 2828-37
        for the dead, 958, 1032
        for deliverance from evil, 2850-54
        for ecumenism, 821
        for forgiveness, 2631, 2838-41
        petition to the Holy Spirit, 2671
        for the sick, 1499, 1510

Jesus teaches how to pray, 2601, 2603-04, 2607
        ask with filial boldness, 2610
        asking in the name of Jesus, 2614
        to do God's will, 2611
        by His own prayer, 2607
        Jesus as the model of prayer, 520, 2601
        Jesus insists on conversion of heart, 2608
        keeping watch in prayer, 2612
        parables on prayer
                importunate friend, 2613
                importunate widow, 2613
                Pharisee and the Publican, 2613
        pray in faith and confidence, 2609-10

prayer and the Christian life, 2564-65
        Christian prayer characterized by the title "Lord," 451
        in consecrated life, 2687
        in daily life, 2659-60
        filial relationship with God in Christian prayer, 2525, 2786-88
        meaning of the word "Amen," 1061-65
        name of Jesus in the heart of Christian prayer, 435, 2664
        tradition of Christian prayer, 2650-51

prayer in the Holy Spirit, 2615
        intercedes for us, 688, 741
        as the source of prayer, 2652
        as the Teacher of prayer, 2670, 2672

prayer in the Old Testament, 2568
        of Abraham, 2570
        creation as the source of, 2569
        of King David, 2578-80, 2594
        of Moses, 2574-77, 2593
        of the prophets, 2581-84, 2595
        of the Psalms, 2585-89, 2596

prayer of Jesus
        action of the Holy Spirit in, 2600
        to the Father, 2599
        of the Hour of Jesus, 2746-51, 2758
        Jesus learning how to pray from Mary, 2599
        in life, 2598-606, 2620

prayer of the Church
        all with one accord devoted themselves to prayer on Pentecost, 2623
        directed to Jesus, 2665-69, 2680
        first community of Jerusalem, 2424-25
        liturgical, 1073, 2655
        praying in the name of Jesus, 2664, 2668, 2671, 2815
        should accompany the reading of Sacred Scripture, 2653-54
        "Through Our Lord Jesus Christ," 435

properties of the praying soul
        hope, 1820
        humility as the foundation of prayer, 2559
        trust, 2734
        watchfulness, 2730

Prayer groups, 2689, 2695

Preaching
apostolic, 76-77
Christ's Resurrection as the reason for our, 651
effects of, 94
God's Word as the nourishment of, 132
importance of, 875, 1122
Jesus,' 1151, 1716

Predestination, 257, 600, 1007, 2012, 2782, 2823

Preferential option. See Love: preferential love

Prefiguration(s)
of Baptism in the Old Covenant, 1217-22
of the Eucharist, 1335
of the Old Covenant, 1223
of the priest in the Old Covenant, 1544

Preparation for receiving the sacraments. See individual sacraments

Presence of 
Christ
        in the earthly liturgy, 1088
        in the Eucharist, 1374, 1378-79, 2691
God
        to be in, 2565
        man conscious of God's presence and the effects of this consciousness, 208, 2144
        signs of, 1148

Presentation of Jesus in the Temple, 529

Preside
bishop presides over the particular Church, 1369
chair of the presider over the assembly, 1184
Christ presides over every liturgical celebration, 1348
deacons preside over funerals, 1570
faculty of lay people to preside at blessings, 1669
faculty of lay people to preside over liturgical prayers, 903
ministry of the bishop and priests in presiding over the Eucharist, 1142, 1411

Presumption
as a sin against hope, 2091-92

Pride, 1866, 2514
battle against, 1784
consequences of, 2094, 2317, 2540, 2728

Priest/priesthood
celibacy of, 1580
Christ the Priest (see Christ)
the Church as a kingdom of priests, 1546
the Church as a priestly people, 784, 941, 1591, 1119
common priesthood of the baptized, 1141, 1143, 1268, 1273, 1546-47
high priesthood as the fullness of the sacrament of Holy Orders, 1557
meaning of the word priest, 1554
the ministerial or hierarchical priesthood of bishops and priests, 1547
one and only priesthood of Christ, 1544-45
ordination of, 1562-68, 1572
participation in the priesthood of Christ, 1546
particular ministries, 1143
priesthood of Christ, 1544-47, 1551, 1554 (see also Christ)
priesthood of the Old Covenant, 1539-41, 1591
See also Holy Orders, sacrament of

identity of the priest's ministry
        as icon of Christ, 1142
        joined to the priesthood of Christ, 1544-45
        ministerial priesthood established for mankind and the Church community, 1551
        ministerial priesthood in the service of the common priesthood, 1120, 1547, 1592
        "In the name of the whole Church," 1552-53
        priest acts in the person of Christ, 1548
        priest as a means of building the Church, 1547
        priest's bond with Christ and the apostles, 1120
        the true priest of the New Testament, 1564

ministry of the priest
        cooperation of the laity in exercising, 900
        as coworker with the bishop, 1562, 1595
        duty of the priest in the Liturgy of the Hours, 1175
        human weakness of, 1550
        as minister of the sacrament of
                the Anointing of the Sick, 1516, 1530
                Baptism, 1256
                Confirmation, 1312-14
                Penance, 983, 1461-67, 1495
        power to exorcise, 1673
        presides over the Eucharist and consecrates the bread and wine, 1142, 1411
        receiving the consent of the spouses in marriage, 1630
        represents the bishop in local congregations, 1567
        scope of exercising, 877, 1564
        universal dimensions of the mission of, 1565

priesthood
        collegial character of the priest's relationship to the bishop, 877
        one priesthood with the bishop and the obedience of the priests to the bishops, 1567
        subordinate to the bishop's office, 1562
        unity of, 1567-68

Primacy
of Christ, 792
of God, 304
of the Roman Church, 834
of the Supreme Pontiff, 882
Private property. See Property, private

Procession as act of worship
with consecrated hosts, 1378
as an expression of popular piety, 1674

Proclamation of God's Word
by deacons, 1570
in the Eucharistic celebration, 1408
importance of, 1154
See also Word of God

Procreation
of children as an end of marriage, 1652
morality of methods for regulating, 2370
regulation of births, 2368, 2370
responsible, 2368
sexuality and, 2351-52
spouses are responsible for, 2372
techniques of procreation contrary to the dignity of the person, 2377

Profaning, 2120

Profession
of the evangelical counsels, 873, 915, 925, 944
of faith, 14 (see also Faith)
of faith as the first step of Christian initiation, 1229
first profession of faith, 189, 978
of the one faith as the bond of Church unity, 815
and work, 2230, 2433

Promise(s)
of Baptism, 1185, 1254, 1298
of the Beatitudes, 1716-17, 1725, 1967
of eternal life, 2002
God's promises
        to Abraham, 705-06
        fidelity to His, 212, 215, 422, 1063
        and the prayer of faith, 2570-74, 2579
        and their fulfillment, 484, 652, 1065, 2787
of the Holy Spirit, 715, 729, 1287
hope and trust in Christ's, 1817
Israel as trustee of God's, 60
of Jesus' Resurrection and its fulfillment, 638, 653
made to God or a vow, 2101-03
marriage, 1644
the Promised Land, 1222
solemn promise and an oath, 2147, 2150, 2152
spirit of, 705-06

Promotion, human, 1929

Property, private
respect for, 2409
right to, 2211, 2401, 2403, 2406, 2411
universal destination and the private ownership of goods, 2402-06, 2452

Prophecy
of the destruction of the Temple, 585
as a gift, 2004
of the suffering servant, 601

Prophet(s)
action of the Holy Spirit through, 243
and the announcing of the Messiah, 522, 555, 702
Elias, father of, 2582
John the Baptist, the last of, 523, 719
role and mission of prophets in Israel, 64, 201, 522, 762, 1964, 2581, 2595
significance and importance of the prayer of, 2584
who denounced, 2100, 2380
as witnesses of God's justice, 2543
as witnesses of God's love for Israel, 218

Propitiator, 433

Prostitution, 2355

Providence
childlike abandonment to the providence of God, 305, 322, 2215, 2547, 2830
Christian prayer as cooperation with God's, 2738
and the cooperation of creatures, 306-07, 323
definition of, 302, 321
divine providence as God's plan carried out, 302-05
and evil, 309-14, 324, 395
leads, 1040
and secondary causes, 306-08
witness of Sacred Scripture to divine, 303
See also God

Prudence
as a cardinal virtue, 1805-06
common good demands, 1906
definition of, 1806, 1835
in moral judgment and in decisions, 1788

Psalms
collection of the five books of, 2585
definition of, 2596
different forms and expressions of, 2588
express the heart of "the poor," 716
importance of, 2597
institution of, 1176
and the liturgy, 1156, 1177
as a prayer of the assembly, 2585-89
praying psalms teaches faith and hope in God, 2657
significance of, 2586-88
special characteristics of, 2589

Public opinion, 2286, 2493, 2498, 2499. See also Notoriety or "newspaper fame"

Punishment
commensurate with the gravity of the crime, 2266
of death, 2267
diversity of punishment in Purgatory and in Hell, 1031
moral life and the fear of God's, 1828, 1964, 2090
sin and its, 2061

Purgatory, 1030-32, 1472. See also Communion of saints

Purification
Baptism as purification of all sins, 2520
the Church must be purified always, 827, 1428
confessing one's sins as a condition of, 1847
Eucharist and its power of, 1393
final purification or purgatory, 1030-32, 1054
Gospel and its power of, 856, 2527
of the heart, 1723, 2517-19, 2532
perpetual, 2813
of the social climate, 2525

Purity
bond between purity of heart, of body, and of faith, 2518
as a gift of the Holy Spirit, 2345
of heart as a condition for seeing God, 2519, 2531
of intention and simplicity of vision, 2520
requirements and conditions for obtaining, 2521, 2525, 2532-33
struggle for, 2520-27

Purpose
of amendment, among other things, as an act of the penitent, 1451, 1490
intention to make reparation and do works of reparation, 1491

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