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Brazilian bishop affirms chastity as a means of perfecting the human person
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.- Auxiliary Bishop Antonio Dias Duarte of Rio de Janeiro said this week during an international congress on sexuality that the virtue of chastity is “the positive integration of the sexuality of the person” and that spouses are chaste in the measure in which they respect each other and are faithful to their marital commitment.

The bishop said chastity should not be confused with celibacy. He also referred to the anti-values that the fashion world imposes on people, especially on women, attacking the virtue of chastity and turning them into sexual objects.

According to the local media, the event was organized by lay and family movements and was attended by experts from Guatemala, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.

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