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We were founded in 1968 to support and defend the teaching efforts of the Church which we still do today. Catholics United for the Faith (CUF) has never and will never be part of a political cause. If you’re interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith, I invite you to browse our website and view our resources. In particular, please view our past Lay Witness Magazine articles or any number of our Faith Facts that help clarify certain aspects of the Catholic Faith.
Issue: What does the Church call sacred and why? What is the proper use of the sacred? Response: According to the Code of Canon Law (Codex Iuris Canonici [CIC], c. 12-5), a place is said to be sacred if it is designated for divine worship. Such things must be used according to their purpose in divine worship to the exclusion of any common or ordinary usage. Sacred times are those times set apart in which “the astonishing actions of the Savior God” are commemorated in order to give God thanks and perpetuate their remembrance throughout all generations (Catechism, nos. 1163, … Continue reading