Daily Archives: 2 September 2021

Post-Conciliar Psalmody: For The Church Year

You can’t buy an original of this collection anymore. It’s been “archived” by the publisher. In its day it was something of a landmark–the first collection of common responsorial psalms for piano/guitar groups. By the early 80s, many of the … Continue reading

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Keeping and Losing

Leonardo DeLorenzo leads off his essay on the NDCLJ: A few years ago, I was asked to write an article about how young people going to college could “keep their faith.” The topic gnawed at me but I could not … Continue reading

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Which God?

A new visitor takes Catholic teaching to task about the God of Muslims, Christians, and Jews. It’s not a new take. The Catholic baseline can be found in Nostra Aetate, the 1965 conciliar Declaration in the Relation of the Church … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 265: Early Church Opposition To Capital Punishment

A history lesson of select commentators, starting with an advisor to the Roman emperor Constantine: 265. From the earliest centuries of the Church, some were clearly opposed to capital punishment. Lactantius, for example, held that “there ought to be no … Continue reading

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