Caritas



charity.
Contemporary Examples

“It is not enough to have altar girls, women readers or women as the president of caritas,” he said.
What About Women, Pope Francis? Janine di Giovanni July 31, 2013

Historical Examples

Love (caritas—charity) is identified with justice; and the will, the goodwill, is love.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8 Various

Loving-kindness (caritas, ) was not as yet ranked as a virtue.
The Basis of Morality Arthur Schopenhauer

Only the fides which is formed and completed in caritas is a virtue (Art. 5).
The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) Henry Osborn Taylor

For the sake of thy charity, which is the head and the top of all the testaments, ut dicitur, caritas super exaltat omnia.
The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, October, 1864 Society of Clergymen

caritas, or charity, strikes another note—high price, and thus dearness.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8 Various

But this rational love (amor) and charity (caritas), the theologic virtue, may meet.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8 Various

For caritas is the informing principle of Faith, and the highest virtue of the grace-illumined will.
The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) Henry Osborn Taylor

caritas is one of the theological virtues, and as such Thomas treats it.
The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) Henry Osborn Taylor

caritas is set not in the appetitus sensitivus, but in the will.
The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) Henry Osborn Taylor

n.

Latin, literally “charity” (see charity).

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