Whether it develops between persons of the same or opposite sex, friendship represents a great good for all" no. Topics Sex Self and wellbeing. In addition, the Church teaches that the valid marriage of baptized Christians is a sacrament—a saving reality. It is an intimate union in which the spouses give themselves, as equal persons, completely and lovingly to one another. What does our faith tell us about marriage?
The union of husband and wife becomes, over a lifetimea great good for themselves, their family, communities, and society.
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Why does that help? In addition, the Church teaches that the valid marriage of baptized Christians is a sacrament—a saving reality. This means that a sacramental marriage lets the world see, in human terms, something of the faithful, creative, abundant, and self-emptying love of Christ. This Christian meaning confirms and strengthens the human value of a marital union see CCC, nos. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.