Daily Archives: 13 November 2021

CDWDS Decree on Magnum Principium 45-47: The Confirmatio

We continue headlong toward the end of the document, today looking at another CDWDS responsibility: The “confirmatio.” We’ve been dropping the term in the discussion quite a bit these past few weeks. Can we trust thinking of it as “confirmation”? … Continue reading

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Oops, Profit

A simple error, or the corporate backing of modern media really wanted to twist the pope’s words. Usually, we only see this on conservative Catholic websites.

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 17: Mortal and Venial, Part 5: Mortal, Grave, And Serious

Where we left off, we had been exploring with John Paul II the biblical foundations of a two-fold classification of sin, and how the subsequent theologians, especially Augustine and Thomas Aquinas, refined Christian thinking on mortal and venial sin. How … Continue reading

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