Daily Archives: 28 April 2015

Humanae Vitae 14: Unlawful Birth Control Methods

Humanae Vitae is online at the Vatican site, and the text highlighted below is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana. This section summarizes those that preceded, and gives Church teaching on contraception and sterilization in strong terms: 14. Therefore We … Continue reading

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Misericordiae Vultus 11: John Paul II, Rich in Mercy

Like Pope Francis, St John Paul II wrote on mercy quite early in his papacy. I was not aware of such writings in those college days of mine. If you check the links in the highlighted text, you’ll see it … Continue reading

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DPPL 286d: The Festive Dimension of Pilgrimage

In contrast to penance, there is joy, another human response. In addition to leaving our clutter at home, we can also set aside the things that drag us down, that prevent us from being more human, if not more Christ-like. … Continue reading

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