Daily Archives: 21 April 2015

Humanae Vitae 9: Married Love

Humanae Vitae is online at the Vatican site, and the text highlighted below is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana. Another section with common sense and insight, and that goes beyond what passes for common knowledge these days and back … Continue reading

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Kansas City Sunset

It was somewhat surreal today, as the family and I were driving on Broadway through downtown Kansas City on the way to the young miss’s cardiology check-up. I pointed out the shiny dome of the cathedral. A few seconds later I … Continue reading

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Misericordiae Vultus 6: Mercy is Proper

Pope Francis calls upon the Angelic Doctor to bolster the case for mercy. Mercy is not for wimps–but that notion is stated in a more theological way: 6. “It is proper to God to exercise mercy, and he manifests his … Continue reading

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DPPL 282: Martyrs Inspire Early Christian Pilgrims

Let’s take a brief look into ancient history: 282. With a few exceptions, pilgrimage did not form part of the cultic life of the Church for the first three centuries of her history: the Church feared contamination from the religious practices of … Continue reading

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