Tag Archives: Pope Francis

Oxygen in the Room

      Where should we be focusing our attention in these days? Lets see…there is: the danger from foreign governments interfering in US elections the on going investigations of the President which may lead to an impeachment the human … Continue reading

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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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