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1

Define unitive ( an ideal of marriage)

It is through the physical union of sex that couple closest to each other

2

Define Martial ( an ideal of marriage)

When 2 people love each other they usually commit themselves to each other fully and exclusively (no one else)

3

Define Marriage

Marriage is a union between 2 people under the eyes of God

4

Define Procreative ( an ideal of marriage)

The couple will accept children lovingly from God, giving new life

5

Define sex

Physical union between a man and a women

6

What is a divorce ?

The legal ending of marriage

7

Define a separation

When 2 people are still married but live separate from each other

8

What is an annulment?

When the conditions of a marriage were not met therefore the marriage is said not to exist

9

chastity

If you practice chastity, it means you aren’t having sex of any kind, perhaps because you’re waiting until you get married, or maybe because you are a priest

10

What is the ' Theology of the Body'?

13 teachings set by St Pope John 2 on the human body and relationships between the sexes

11

Give 2 points for and against "Divorce"?

For:
- when in an abusive relationship (unhealthy)
- adultery, causes them to lose trust
- person changes drastically and are not who you thought they were
Against:
- "till death do us apart"
- effects the rest of the family including children (not a healthy environment)
- makes marriage look insignificant and temporary

12

Give 2 points for and against "annulment"?

For:
- if valid marriage conditions are not met
- it allows people out of marriage if they make a mistake

Against:
- "marriage preparation" where couples are informed about marriage by the church (its their fault if they make a mistake)
- hard to prove and it is not practical
- impacts the children (makes them feel like their family is not real)

13

What are the catholic teachings on "Homosexuality"? And give contrasting views.

Catholic teachings
- this is not accepted ( or at least gay sex)because sex should be open to the possibility of new life
- the church asks homosexuals to stay "celibate"
Contrasting:
- many people believe that homosexuals should have the same rights as "normal" couples
- church of England allows civil partnerships

14

What are the catholic teachings on "Sex before marriage"? And give contrasting views.

Catholic:
- not accepted
- sex is the final step in joining a married couple and sex before marriage makes it more insignificant

Contrasting:
- others believe casual sex is fine as long as it doesn't cause emotional harm
- contraception has allowed this to be more acceptable/ common

15

What are the catholic teachings on "Adultery (in marriage)"? And give contrasting views.

Catholic:
- breaks marriage vows, a betrayal on the partner
- can destroy trust between the partners and brings tension/distress in the family, including children

Contrast
- can be forgiven if in an unhappy marriage and it is the way to improve things or change things
- personal happiness is more important even if it can hurt someone else