The Catholic faith teaches that the universe was created by the one God, living and true, the source of all Being and Goodness, who brought forth the world out of His infinite love.  On this view, everything in the universe is an expression, an embodiment, of God’s love, including us.  We participate in God’s love in a special way because we are said to be “made in God’s image” and thus are able to consciously cooperate with God’s loving, life-giving, act of creation.
When a Catholic acts out of selfless love for another person, therefore, it makes sense.  He believes that

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