Catechism of the Catholic Church

Life in Christ 601 2509 An offense committed against the truth requires reparation. 2510 The golden rule helps one discern, in concrete situ­ ations, whether or not it would be appropriate to reveal the truth to someone who asks for it. 2511 “The sacramental seal is inviolable” (CIC, can. 983 § 1). Professional secrets must be kept. Confidences prejudicial to another are not to be divulged. 2512 Society has a right to information based on truth, freedom, and justice. One should practice modera­ tion and discipline in the use of the social communications media. 2513 The fine arts, but above all sacred art, “of their nature are directed toward expressing in some way the infi­ nite beauty of God in works made by human hands. Their dedication to the increase of God’s praise and of his glory is more complete, the more exclusively they are devoted to turning men’s minds devoutly toward God” ( SC 122). A rticle 9 THE NINTH COMMANDMENT You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his manservant, or his maid­ servant, or his ox, or his ass, or anything that is your neigh­ bor’s. 299 Every one who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. 300 299 Ex 20:17. 300 Mt 5:28.