Daily Archives: 29 January 2015

Mutuae Relationes 18: Universal and Particular Churches

Five Vatican II documents are cited to explore “particular” churches. Universal church needs little introduction. “Particular” would include dioceses, and also, in context of the document, national conferences–remember these were still valued in 1978. You can check the full document online here. Reciprocal … Continue reading

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DPPL 206: Medals

Medals, more in the Catholic imagination than scapulars, would you say? 206. The faithful like to wear medals bearing effigies of the Blessed Virgin Mary. These are a witness of faith and a sign of veneration of the Holy Mother … Continue reading

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