Daily Archives: 1 March 2007

Psalm 6

For the season of Lent, I thought I’d offer a look at the seven “penitential” psalms. Do you know them? 6, 32, 38, 51, 102, 130, and 143. Back in the 80’s, I made a project of setting each one … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 7

The bishops don’t necessarily condemn the depiction of evil, but they would draw the line at titillation: Finally, the narration, description or portrayal of moral evil, even through the media of social communication, can indeed serve to bring about a … Continue reading

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What are the Laity For? (Part II)

Several days ago, I (Neil) posted on the question “What is the Laity?” Fred from Deep Furrows generously responded and we carried on a very interesting discussion (I will post more on Nicholas Boyle and Hans Urs von Balthasar in … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 6

The bishops make a case for the primacy of objective morality:  The second question deals with the relationship between the rights, as they are called, of art and the norms of morality. Since the mounting controversies in this area frequently take … Continue reading

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