Daily Archives: 15 May 2015

Humanae Vitae 24: To Scientists

Humanae Vitae is online at the Vatican site, and the text highlighted below is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana. 24. Our next appeal is to (women and) men of science. These can “considerably advance the welfare of marriage and … Continue reading

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Church Wins

The 30-day blackout is lifted, and David Gibson reports on LCWR commentary here. If all this sounds like “win” for the nuns, as it has often been portrayed in media reports, (LCWR president Sister Sharon) Holland said she avoids that … Continue reading

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Misericordiae Vultus 23: Mercy Beyond the Church

Mercy is not unique to Christianity. Indeed, we’ve already seen our inheritance of mercy with centuries-old foundations in our parent religion. 23. There is an aspect of mercy that goes beyond the confines of the Church. It relates us to … Continue reading

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Open Friday, Especially for Atheists

I’m not a fan of 100-comment threads. First, if it weren’t for Dick and Max, I’d never get them. And two, they are a bother to keep up with on other people’s sites. I thought I’d start a fresh thread … Continue reading

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PS 24: Cycle A Readings

Remember, you can check the full document Paschale Solemnitatis on this site, among many on the internet. A brief word today on the importance of the long passages from the fourth, ninth, and eleventh chapters of John’s Gospel: 24 The gospel … Continue reading

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