What is Justice?


#1

The dictionary says being fair and reasonable. But that doesn’t seem sufficient for the way it is used in Catholicism.


#2

Hi,

Well said. That IS a wimpy definition. The Church defines justice as a cardinal virtue–and the most important one, besides. “It is a moral quality or habit which perfects the will and inclines it to render to each and to all what belongs to them.” Read more from the original Catholic Encyclopedia:

Justice

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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