Daily Archives: 5 July 2006

Saturn Crescent Crescendo

The color images from the Cassini page are close approximations of what the human eye would see in the Saturnian neighborhood. The spacecraft can detect radiation at certain wavelengths in order to see details an ordinary camera would miss. Certain … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 88

We’re getting close to the end¬†with¬†Gaudium et Spes 88, we read first of the danger of scandal from wealthy Christian nations neglecting the basic duty of charity: Christians should cooperate willingly and wholeheartedly in establishing an international order that includes … Continue reading

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Hearing the Other: Catholicism, Immigration, and the Law

Being the day after the Fourth of July, it would seem to be a good thing to think about the relationship between religion and politics. This is, needless to say, an enormously complicated (and delicate) topic, so I would like … Continue reading

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Summer Table at Catholic Sensibility

Hopefully your fourth was filled with good American fare: fireworks, potato salad, perhaps even some baseball and apple pie. As we lumber to a finish in our six-month look at Gaudium et Spes, I wanted to let you know we’ll … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 87

Gaudium et Spes treats concerns about population pressure. First, the bishops acknowledge the reality of concern with overpopulation: International cooperation is needed today especially for those peoples who, besides facing so many other difficulties, likewise undergo pressures due to a … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 86

Gaudium et Spes gets a bit more specific on guidelines for international economic policy … The following norms seem useful for such cooperation: a) Developing nations should take great pains to seek as the object for progress to express and … Continue reading

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