Daily Archives: 1 July 2021

Just Desserts?

Would we have done better to listen to Pope Paul VI and get cooking on evangelization in the 1970s? Here’s a quote from a once-Catholic in Stephen Bullivant’s study on church disaffiliation: If things were stable, with healthy full pews, … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 204: Communication Across Disciplines

Pope Francis does not understate the phenomenon of specialization: 204. There is a growing conviction that, together with specialized scientific advances, we are in need of greater interdisciplinary communication. Although reality is one, it can be approached from various angles … Continue reading

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Populorum Progressio 39: More On Professional Organizations

39. Every form of social action involves some doctrine; and the Christian rejects that which is based on a materialistic and atheistic philosophy, namely one which shows no respect for a religious outlook on life, for freedom or human dignity. … Continue reading

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