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chastity

cha stuh tee

  • n  abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)
  • n  morality with respect to sexual relations

  • Is a woman justified in killing to protect her chastity? Last week Rome heard a Jesuit priest take the air to answer the question with a resounding yes.
  • The solution: in addition to vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, a man pledges to God all his professional talents.
  • Before we reinstitute the chastity belt, though, we might need to take a breath.
News & Articles

  • June 10: Ray Charles dies
    On this day in music history: Chastity Bono gets sex a change, Jerry Garcia goes into a 5 day coma and Ray Charles dies. …
    June 10, 2013 - CW39 NewsFix
  • Jubilees for Holy Cross brothers
    SOUTH BEND -- The Midwest Province of the Brothers of Holy Cross will honor 10 brothers who are celebrating their 75th, 60th, 50th or 40th jubilee of religious vows June 22. They have served a total of 565 years living the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.
    June 8, 2013 - South Bend Tribune
Quotes

  • Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah in Guardian Unlimited
    In so-called honor crimes, some men kill their daughters, sisters, wives or female relatives on the pretext that they committed acts that harm chastity and honor,said Fadlallah, warning that the practice was on the rise. "These crimes are...
  • Bill Moyers in Evansville Courier & Press
    Murdoch, Moyers said in a diatribe on his TV show, is "to propriety what the Marquis de Sade was to chastity. When it comes to money and power, he is carnivorous, all appetite, no taste. He'll eat anything in his path. ......"
  • Lynne Abraham in Chippewa Herald
    Instead of living a life of poverty, chastity, and obedience he chose to live a life of lechery, debauchery, drinking and drug use,Abraham said.

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