Daily Archives: 10 March 2007

Inter Mirifica 24

As for the rest, this sacred Synod is confident that its issuance of these instructions and norms will be gladly accepted and religiously kept by all the Church’s children. By using these helps they will experience no harm and, like … Continue reading

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Children, Adoption, and Idolatries

Amy links to Mere Comments which reproduced this article on adoption. Lots of good things are said on those sites, and some things are written which miss the point quite badly. “Infertile couples could develop an idolatry of having a … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 23

The final two sections of Inter Mirifica comprise an “Appendix.” So that the general principles and norms of this sacred Synod with respect to the media of social communications may be put into effect, by the express will of the … Continue reading

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Doctor of the Church?

At a school Mass homily several months ago, my new pastor discussed doctors of the Church. He asked the junior high kids if they happened to know the three doctors who were also called, “the Great.” Do you know them? … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 22

We’re heading into the home stretch of Inter Mirifica — only two more sections to go after this post. The council bishops counsel broad cooperation across borders to ensure the principles of morality, openness to the Gospel, and other aspects already discussed in the … Continue reading

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“… the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices”

(This is Neil.) This is the latest “Credo” column from the Sunday Times. It is written by Monsignor Roderick Strange, rector of the Pontifical Beda College in Rome, who asks about the “link between wrongdoing and disaster.” I’ve taken the … Continue reading

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