Daily Archives: 1 October 2021

Starke Worte

In other words, “strong words” from the laity at the opening of Germany’s synod. Anger expressed at four bishops and the refusal of Pope Francis to grant resignations. From Crux: (B)efore discussions began on the agenda, the leadership decided to … Continue reading

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Via Pulchritudinis: The Beauty of the Arts

We move on from the theme of beauty in creation to the second section of Part III to discuss The Beauty of the Arts. We might view this as human participation in the creative capacity of God. An aspect of … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 4: The Synod’s View, Part 4

Continuing the major portion of his introduction to Reconciliatio et Paenitentia, Pope John Paul II describes the preparation process and document for the synod. Under pre-Francis popes, these synods were often perceived as driven by the agenda and desires of … Continue reading

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