Daily Archives: 29 July 2021

Populorum Progressio 70: A Social Sense

What does Pope Paul VI mean by A Social Sense? 70. We would also say a word to those who travel to newly industrialized nations for business purposes: industrialists, merchants, managers and representatives of large business concerns. It often happens … Continue reading

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Traditionis Custodes 7: Dicasteries In Charge

Formerly, the Ecclesia Dei Commission had been folded into the orbit of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF). That will no longer be the case.  Art. 7. The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 230: Contributing To A Common Purpose

Pope Francis quotes himself from an address of six years ago: 230. Working to overcome our divisions without losing our identity as individuals presumes that a basic sense of belonging is present in everyone. Indeed, “society benefits when each person … Continue reading

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Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Matthew 25:1-13

In assembling Scripture readings for the Pastoral Care of the Sick, consultants in Rome chose one of the parables from Jesus’ fifth and final discourse in Matthew’s Gospel. Overall, the teaching in chapters 24 and 25 address final things, especially … Continue reading

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