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I will attempt to answer this question from a natural-law perspective (to complement Geremia’s excellent Scriptural analysis). The Church’s current teaching on drugs As the O.P. points out, the Catechism of the Catholic Church [CCC] states the following in number 2291 (which I repeat for the reader’s convenience): The use of drugs inflicts very grave ...


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All creatures are good because God created them (Gen. 1:31). It's their immoderate usage which can be evil. Holy Scripture distinguishes alcoholic drinks, medicines, and harmful drugs. Alcoholic Drinks The drinking of alcohol, in moderation, is mentioned positively in: Proverbs 31:6-7 6 give strong drink to them that be sad, and wine unto them, that ...



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