An act is moral only if all of the fonts of morality are good. There are three fonts of morality. FIRST FONT: from the Catechism of Catholic Ethics, n. 33, available Unnatural sexual acts as marital foreplayIn " ethics ". This entry.
The morality of any act chosen by the will is based on three fonts (sources). . What is the evil moral object of extra-marital sexual acts? . more gravely disordered by the use of contraception, is a denial of the basic principle of ethics that the.
And the morality of any act is judged by the three fonts. . even though it failed to attain its evil moral object of depriving sexual acts of their. Even if the one spouse has a good intended end, does not intend to deprive the marital act of the procreative meaning, and does not intend the deaths of any prenatal children, a good intention does not justify the deliberate choice of a gravely-disordered intrinsically evil act. The lesser the moral disorder, the less sinful the act. Only natural marital relations natural genital-to-genital intercourse open to life has all three meanings: marital, unitive, and procreative. The deprivation of the marital meaning results in an act that is gravely inherently sinful. Although it is necessary for temptations to arise, nevertheless: Woe to that man through whom temptation arises! The fact is, as experience shows, that new life is not the result of each and every act of sexual intercourse. These same articles of the Summa make it clear that St.