Daily Archives: 23 May 2018

GeE 52: An Often Overlooked Church Teaching

Paragraphs 52 through 56 lie under the title of “An often overlooked Church teaching.” What does the Holy Father mean by that? Let’s talk justification, and the roots of that doctrine even prior to Augustine: 52. The Church has repeatedly … Continue reading

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Saintly Couples

Perhaps the royal wedding inspired this piece on saints among the 1%. I don’t begrudge the aristocracy their occasional saint. I observe that saints can be one of two things: mentor or celebrity. The greatest saints are something of both. … Continue reading

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Aparecida 437efg: Pastoral Proposals For Difficult Situations

The Aparecida bishops give their people fourteen proposals for ministries to the family. Three somewhat related topics in this post: e) Foster and promote integral education of family members, especially those family members who are in difficult situations, including the … Continue reading

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