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The Catechism has Christ's true body 476 Since the Word became flesh in assuming a true humanity, Christ's body was finite.112 Therefore the human face of Jesus can be portrayed; at the seventh ecumenical council (Nicaea II in 787) the Church recognized its representation in holy images to be legitimate.113 477 At the same time the Church has ...


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The reason that Jesus came as a male is because Adam, the first man, led all mankind into sin (Romans 5:12). In order to undo the punishment of that sin, another man, Jesus, came to undo Adam's original sin. Likewise Mary, in Catholic Theology, is the new Eve, as Jesus is the new Adam. Something to also keep in mind is that all through the Bible, God ...


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I don't think there is a definitive Catholic answer to this question. It's not a question relevant to faith and morals. That said, one answer that I (a Catholic) can come up with is that it relates to the way ancient people conducted their businesses. The father of the household would own the business, and he would have servants (or slaves) and sons working ...


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The quick answer to your question is that God did not refer to himself in male terms the writers of the books of the Bible did. Genesis 1:26 through 28 Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every ...



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