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Benedict XVI, Hans Kung and Catholicism’s Future

Reading Hans Kung in the 1970’s nearly destroyed my faith. Reading Pope Benedict drew me back to Christ. Samuel Gregg, of  the Acton Institute compares and contrasts recent books by the two German scholars. Excerpt H/T The Pulpit: After Vatican … Continue reading

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Creation reflects the Holy Trinity

The Church teaches that we can know something about God from Creation. Pope Benedict has often said that the Mystery of the Holy Trinity is reflected in nature: “The “name” of the Blessed Trinity is, in a certain sense, imprinted … Continue reading

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Catholic Church in the UK After the Pope’s Visit

Praise God! It seems that our Holy Fathers visit to the UK last month is beginning to bear fruit (H/T Deacon Greg). The Holy Father’s visit began with media hostility and ended in tens of thousands of people — not … Continue reading

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A New Blessed And an Historic Journey

I really have to get into the habit of blogging on a daily basis. But it has been    hectic lately, and my broadband connection really does not like rain. Hopefully you heard about the popes apostolic journey to the post … Continue reading

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The Pope on The Role of Women in the Church

The Pope is starting a Catechetical series on Women in the Church. He begins with St. Hildegard of Bingen.  You can read his first talk here. Below is a video. He speaks in English following a brief introduction in Italian.

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Happy Fourth

I probably won’t be able to post on Purgatory until tomorrow morning. In the meantime here are a couple of interesting links: The Declaration of Independence was the birth certificate of the United States of America. The principles it communicates have … Continue reading

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The Mystical Body of Christ

“The Church is in history, but at the same time she transcends it. It is only “with the eyes of faith” that one can see her in her visible reality and at the same time in her spiritual reality as … Continue reading

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