Daily Archives: 13 May 2015

Humanae Vitae 23a: Appeal to Public Authorities

Humanae Vitae is online at the Vatican site, and the text highlighted below is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana. A word to national leaders: 23. And now We wish to speak to rulers of nations. To you most of … Continue reading

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Misericordiae Vultus 21b: Beyond Justice

One thing that strikes me in this second half of section 21 is the premise that justice itself will be undone if it lacks mercy, if it is pursued for its own sake. What do you think? If God limited … Continue reading

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PS 21-22: Ash Wednesday

Remember, you can check the full document Paschale Solemnitatis on this site, among many on the internet. Notice how the day is worded “Wednesday before the First Sunday.” The main theme here is the imposition of ashes, the sign that … Continue reading

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