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Issue: What are the cardinal virtues? What is the role of the cardinal virtues in the Christian life? Response: Virtue is a habitual and firm disposition to do the good (Catechism, no. 1803). There are two types of virtues: theological and human (or moral) virtues. The theological virtues of faith, hope, and charity relate directly to God, are given to us at Baptism, and allow us to live a life of supernatural grace as children of God (cf. Catechism, nos. 1812-13). The immediate object of the human virtues is not God, but human activities that lead us to God. They … Continue reading