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Octo Beatitudines
The Eight Beatitudes
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From the Sermon on the Mount, Mt 5. See also the CCC 1716.

Beati pauperes spiritu, quoniam ipsorum est Regnum caelorum. Blessed are the poor in spirit; for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven.
Beati, qui lugent, quoniam ipsi consolabuntur. Blessed are they that mourn; for they shall be comforted.
Beati mites, quoniam ipsi possidebunt terram. Blessed are the meek; for they shall possess the land.
Beati, qui esuriunt et sitiunt iustitiam, quoniam ipsi saturabuntur. Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice, for they shall be filled.
Beati misericordes, quia ipsi misericordiam consequentur. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
Beati mundo corde, quoniam ipsi Deum videbunt. Blessed are the clean of heart; for they shall see God.
Beati pacifici, quoniam filii Dei vocabuntur. Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God.
Beati, qui persecutionem patiuntur propter iustitiam, quoniam ipsorum est Regnum caelorum. Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake; for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven.


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