The Church in our time is a shambles, but when has that ever not been true? The incoherence of our time is different perhaps in cause and extent from previous periods of lawlessness in the Church, but the ancient enemy is always among us seeking to lead us away from Christ. When…
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I have written several posts about the incoherence of the German Synodal Way and its effort to reconcile the Gospel with the Sexual Revolution by an…
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I studied sacred theology and canon law at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome in the late 80’s and early 90’s, and although all lectures were…
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Among the sixteen documents of the Second Vatican Council is the Decree on Ecumenism which is called in Latin Unitatis Redentegratio. The modern search…
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In two previous posts (The Development of Doctrine and To Think Theologically) I explored the distinction between sacred theology and other disciplines…
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In the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think theologically is an exercise of reason reflecting on the data of divine Revelation for the purpose of…
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An acorn never grows into a Bassett Hound or a Ford Explorer; it always becomes an oak tree. Between the little seed and the towering tree there is…
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In July 1968 Pope Paul VI published an encyclical letter entitled Humanae Vitae (On the Transmission of Human Life) which restated once again the…
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