Daily Archives: 2 June 2021

Fratelli Tutti 186: The Exercise Of Political Love

Get ready for a look at sacrifice, integration, and unity over the next seven paragraphs. Thomas Aquinas begins our discussion: THE EXERCISE OF POLITICAL LOVE 186. There is a kind of love that is “elicited”: its acts proceed directly from … Continue reading

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Ecumenical Worship, RIP?

As I spent my quarantine period looking over years of computer files saved by my predecessors, I noted with some approval the efforts at ecumenical worship in my new parish’s town. But then I looked more carefully at the documents … Continue reading

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Populorum Progressio 22: Issues and Principles

Let’s go back to the beginning, the act of God creating human beings. What are we made for? What is our purpose? Why do we have a planet on which to live? How do we care for that planet? 22. … Continue reading

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