Christ condemns even adultery of mere desire. He who commits adultery fails in his commitment.
He does injury to the sign of the covenant which the marriage bond is, transgresses the rights of the other spouse , and undermines the institution of marriage by breaking the contract on which it is based. He compromises the good of human generation and the welfare of children who need their parents ' stable union. It claims to break the contract , to which the spouses freely consented , to live with each other till death.
Divorce does injury to the covenant of salvation , of which sacramental marriage is the sign.
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Contracting a new union , even if it is recognized by civil law , adds to the gravity of the rupture : the remarried spouse is then in a situation of public and permanent adultery :. When Plate was researching hundreds of provocative artworks — such as Andres Serrano's photo of a crucifix immersed in urine — he found that many of the artists intended to provoke. But not all blasphemous artworks are the same, he said. Some are art.
Others are more like Jesus junk. Garden stores, for example, are likely to sell a variety of Buddha and St. Francis statues for use as garden ornaments.
Popular culture often references religion without either offending or affirming religious people, as is the case with second-rate Buddha statues. But such imagery would be treated differently in parts of Asia than it is in the United States, according to Morgan.
Terrence Dempsey, a Jesuit priest and director of St. He once told me that his art is about the 'glow' and not the 'gold. Send your thoughts and reactions to Letters to the Editor. Learn more here.
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Join now. Is religious kitsch offensive? Taken to its extreme this would suggest that children from different parts of the country or from different countries or with different languages are doomed to perpetual strife as adults, since they didn't share a playground. The disagreement emerged after several political marches and demonstrations have turned violent in Scotland in recent weeks, with clashes between Republican and Loyalist groups leading to a ban on some political marches in the city of Glasgow.
Scotland has experienced significant sectarian division since the Scottish Reformation of the 16th century, which led to the formation of the Church of Scotland, an ecclesial community in the Calvinist and Presbyterian tradition which is the country's largest religious community.
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