Tag Archives: Laudato Si

Concerning the “Ecological” Path to Salvation

By their fruits you shall know them. A lot of people who get paid to think logically, rationally, and lucidly are overpaid. One who has performed these essential tasks above and beyond his pay-grade is Fr. James Schall, S.J. For … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness Encyclicals Aren’t Binding On Catholics

The Church exists to make us aware that Christ has profoundly altered mankind’s existential and eschatological circumstances and to help us adjust our lives accordingly. Secondarily, she may use her powers of persuasion to urge the adoption of moral standards … Continue reading

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Pope Francis goes off the rails…

Pope Pius IX’s 1854 Syllabus of Errors condemned modernity and was only finally brought into balance by the Second Vatican Council. This is the background to R. R. Reno’s assessment that Pope Francis’ recent encyclical on the environment amounts to … Continue reading

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