[kah-ri-tahs; English kar-i-tas]
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Examples from the Web for caritas
"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
August 1, 2013
Loving-kindness (caritas, ) was not as yet ranked as a virtue.The Basis of Morality
Caritas is set not in the appetitus sensitivus, but in the will.
Only the fides which is formed and completed in caritas is a virtue (Art. 5).
Love (caritas—charity) is identified with justice; and the will, the goodwill, is love.
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
Word Origin and History for caritas
Latin, literally "charity" (see charity).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper