What does the Eighth Commandment require of us?

The Eighth Commandment
 
The Eighth Commandment: You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

The Eighth Commandment teaches us not to lie. Lying means consciously and intentionally speaking or acting against the truth. Someone who lies deceives himself and misleads others who have a right to know the full truth of a matter.

Every lie is an offense against justice and charity. Lying is a form of violence; it introduces the seed of division into a community and undermines the trust on which every human community is based. (YOUCAT question 452)

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