Of Matrimony as a Sacrament

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Of Matrimony as a Sacrament

We must next consider matrimony as a sacrament. Under this head there are four points of inquiry:

  1. Whether matrimony is a sacrament?
  2. Whether it ought to have been instituted before sin was committed?
  3. Whether it confers grace?
  4. Whether carnal intercourse belongs to the integrity of matrimony?