Daily Archives: 30 August 2015

Open Thread on Favorable Interpretation

Long-time readers know one of my favorite Catechism sections is #2478: To avoid rash judgment, everyone should be careful to interpret insofar as possible his neighbor’s thoughts, words, and deeds in a favorable way: Every good Christian ought to be … Continue reading

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The Arc From Canon Law To Astrophysics

Rocco whispered on the new rector at Mundelein Seminary. Chicago press release here. Until recently, it seemed one had to have a canon law degree to move upward in the Church. Father Kartje seems like a capable priest and spiritual … Continue reading

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Cinquant’anni Dopo 19-20: Obedience and Unity

Cardinal Robert Sarah hopes for obedience and unity in his June 2015 essay for L’Osservatore Romano. But will people have the courage to follow the Council this far? Such an interpretation, illuminated by the faith, is fundamental however for evangelization. … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 77: A Choice To Love

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. The innovation of Judaism in the ancient world was the lasting recognition that creation is not a matter of an accidental production of a self-absorbed deity, but something … Continue reading

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