Daily Archives: 27 October 2021

Minor Planet Ratzinger

As of today, there are over one million identified minor planets (aka asteroids) in the solar system. Not many are named after Christian figures. Pagan names abound, as you might expect. There are a few saints. And one pope, though … Continue reading

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CDWDS Decree on Magnum Principium 5-7: Modifying and Interpreting Norms

These paragraphs reference Pope Francis’ 2017 document clarifying the formulation and translation process for liturgical books. You can read it here. To get the full context, you’ll need to refer to your copy of canon law too. Basically, these paragraphs … Continue reading

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Via Pulchritudinis: Conclusion, Part 4

Let’s give our pope emeritus the last word: The Church of the third millennium seeks this beauty in the meeting with its Lord, and with Him, in the dialogue of love with the men and women of our times. At … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 13, Part 1, Tragedy

We begin a very thorough Part Two, headlined with the statement: The Love That Is Greater Than Sin. I find Pope John Paul II to be a careful teacher and presenter of the nature of love and sin. I might … Continue reading

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