You shall  not steal.
You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife.

Read the following references to further clarify the central ideas of this lesson. Look in other places as well as these; this is not an exhaustive list of the resources needed to answer the questions.

Father Hardon’s Catholic Catechism

Pages 383-399 (Seventh and Tenth Commandments)
Page 386, paragraph 4 (From apostolic to modern times)

Father Hardon’s Question and Answer Catechism

#748-788 (Seventh and Tenth Commandments)

Revised Basic Course Manual

Pages 85-90 (Seventh and Tenth Commandments)
Page 87 (Justice and Private Property)
Page 89, paragraph 1 (Main Violations of the Seventh Commandment)

Scripture –

For Matching Section: Match Scripture passages by using a Bible Concordance (book or online concordance).

1 Corinthians 6:9-10
Timothy 6:10-17
Deuteronomy 5:19
Exodus 20:15
Hebrews 13:5
Luke 12:33-34; 16:9-13; 18:23
Mark 10:22
Matthew 6:19-24; 19:22

Catechism of the Catholic Church

#2401-2463 (The Seventh Commandment)
#2354-2557 (The Tenth Commandment)

Modern Catholic Dictionary Vocabulary –

Review the following terms in your Modern Catholic Dictionary reference book (or online version at – go to the bottom of the page, click on “Dictionary”).


On Social Concern (Sollicitudo Rei Socialis)

Encyclical letter by Saint John Paul II, December 30, 1987. For the Twentieth Anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical, On the Development of Peoples (Populorum Progresso).

On Atheistic Communism (Divini Redemptoris)

Encyclical letter by Pope Pius XI, 19 March 1937.