The Holy SeeCatechism of the Catholic Church

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Name
Christian name at Baptism, 2156-59, 2165
God's (see God)
Jesus,' 432

Nation(s)
common good and organization of, 1911
common good of the nation as a goal, 2237, 2310
divine economy toward, 56-57
divine salvation embraces all, 64, 543
extermination of a people must be condemned, 2313
holy, 782, 1268, 2810
justice and solidarity among, 1941, 2241, 2437-42
teach all, 849
undertakings that compromise peace among, 2316-17

Nature
created nature
        to be in harmony with, 1676
        in God's plan, 310
        laws of, 341
        the origin of, 338

divine nature
        God is one in, 200, 202, 253
        of Jesus, 449, 465, 503
        man is a partaker of the, 460, 1212, 1265, 1692, 1721, 1812, 1988, 1996
        three Persons in one, 245
        unity of, 252, 650

human nature
        all men have one and the same nature, 1934
        Christ assumed a, 461
        constitution of, 365
        s  the foundation of authority, 1898
        of Jesus, 467-68, 470, 473, 503, 612
        mortal, 1008
        natural law and, 1955-56
        requirements of, 1879, 1891
        rights and duties pertaining to, 2104, 2106, 2273, 2467
        sin and human nature inclined to evil, 404-05, 407, 419, 978, 1250, 1426, 1707
        societies corresponding to, 1882
        ultimate disposition of, 412
        vocation to marriage written in the very nature of man and woman, 1603
        wounds of, 1849

Necessity
of Baptism, 1256-61
of the Church, 846
of faith, 161
of faithful to provide for the material needs of the Church, 2043
help must be given to those in need, 1351, 1883, 2440, 2444, 2447, 2829
of prayer, 2638, 2744

Needy
charity towards, 1586, 1932, 2449
and help to be given to, 1351, 1883, 2218, 2315, 2833


Neighbor
becoming neighbor to others, 1825, 1932
commandments and love of, 1962, 2052, 2067, 2401, 2464
to consider one's neighbor as another self, 1931
forms of penance and love of, 1434
justice toward one's, 1807, 1836
love of God and neighbor as fulfillment of God's Law, 1706
love of neighbor as inseparable from love for God, 1033, 1878
"Love your neighbor as yourself," 2055, 2196
offenses and sins against love of, 1459, 1849, 2302-03, 2409, 2477, 2485, 2539
purity of heart is needed for accepting a person as one's, 2519
reason for loving and respecting one's, 678, 2212
respect for and love of neighbor as a demand of charity, 1789, 1822, 1844
respect for creation and love of, 2415
works of mercy toward one's, 2447

New birth
Baptism communicates the grace of, 683, 720, 1215, 1262
baptismal water as a sign of, 694
becoming the People of God through, 782
the Church as mother of our birth, 169
death as fulfillment of, 1682
effects of, 526, 1279
Jesus inaugurates, 505
the Lord's Prayer signifies new birth into the divine life, 2769
mystery of, 525-26
necessity of, 1250
the Virgin Mary cooperates in the new birth of Christian believers, 963

New life in the Spirit, 1698, 1708, 1715
living according to the Spirit, 1533, 2848
See also Spiritual life; Spirituality(ies)

Newness
of Christian death, 1010
of God's kingdom, 2832
of prayer, 2599, 2614-15

New Testament
books of, 120
Gospels as the heart of, 125-27
object of, 124, 684
origin of, 83, 105
unity of the Old and, 128-30
See also Sacred Scripture

Noah
God's covenant with Noah, 56, 58, 71
ark of, 845, 1094, 1219

Norm(s)
Christ as norm of the new Law, 459
conforming to moral, 1794
of family life, 2223
God as norm of all truth, 2151
moral norm constituted by God, 396
moral norms remain always valid, 1789, 1958
origin of norms of behavior, 1950, 1955, 1959
prudence as right reason in action, 1806
the Sermon on the Mount as the summary of moral, 1966
See also Law: moral law; Moral rule(s)

Notoriety or "newspaper fame," 1723

Nourishment
Eucharist as, 141, 728, 1020, 1244, 1335, 1392, 1394, 1426, 1436, 2861
material, 2288, 2417, 2447, 2805, 2830, 2861
Sacred Scripture as, 104, 131-32, 141, 2861

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