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B..b..but - It's Hard! Surely That Can't Be Right! TEN THOUSAND PLACES - June 5, 2014 ... about that subject, and then trail off in a cloud of vagueness. It is noteworthy that in our modern Church scene, where this non-pastoral approach has been more or less the norm, people have freely exercised their consciences… and largely marched in monolithic lockstep according to the prevailing mores and norms of secular culture. It is not freedom we are seeing in the modern approach to sexual morality and fertility, but conformity and brain washing, often exerted with considerable ...http://frdenis.blogspot.com/2014/06/bbbut-its-hard-surely-that-cant-be-right.html
C'est Son Métier PENTIMENTO - June 3, 2014 ... forgiveness of sins, I knew I must pray for him, and do so with great abandon, One hears occasionally from Traditionalist types the maxim "extra ecclesia nulla salus" – there is no salvation outside of the (Roman Catholic) Church. This is the teaching of the Church, but what does it really mean? The Catechism of the Catholic Church asks: 846 How are we to understand this affirmation, often repeated by the Church Fathers? Re-formulated positively, it means that all ...http://pentiment.blogspot.com/2014/06/cest-son-metier.html
The Dutchman's Handy Guide to Confession FESTUNGARNULFINGER - May 21, 2014 ... • Willful murder isn't just killing; it refers to killing in an unjustified way. Naturally, life being a messy business and circumstances being what they are, not all killings are unjustified. While it is self-evident that one might kill in self-defense, or to protect ones family, it is also no sin for the soldier to kill in the line of duty, nor for the workingman to exterminate his class enemy. • Oppression of the Poor is quite possibly the most heinous of sins. In our corrupt ...http://festungarnulfinger.blogspot.com/2014/05/the-dutchmans-handy-guide-to-confession.html
Pursuit of Wealth As the Goal in Life CATHOLIC AMERICAN EYES IN KOREA - May 8, 2014 ... deprivation and a loss of meaning. The professor lists a number of existentialist philosophers and their thought. Sartre: we are condemned to be free. Camus: we must face the absurdity of life with absurdity but this is not without meaning in life, and he does not look on the absurdity negatively. "It is because I am in opposition to this absurdity that I exist." This is Camus' way in being in solidarity with others. The professor goes on to mention the economic strength of Korea, that has ...http://catholicamericaneyesinkorea.blogspot.com/2014/05/pursuit-of-wealth-as-goal-in-life.html
Abortive Contraceptives and Pro-Life Rhetoric CRISIS MAGAZINE - April 21, 2014 ... behavior, conscience rights, voting behavior—and, ultimately, pro-life rhetoric. This essay makes two points. First, the Catholic tradition holds that even when there is medical dispute about whether contraceptives act as abortifacients, morality requires that one should treat them as having these effects. Second, the pro-life community, on balance, has hardly yet addressed the serious implications of this principle. What does medical science say about the abortive ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CrisisMagazine/~3/gbwN_oXpGbU/abortive-contraceptives-and-pro-life-rhetoric
New Tool From "Catholics Come Home" Helps Catholics Make a Good Confession CATHOLIC FIRE - March 29, 2014 ... of the website, though, is called "Struggles with Sin." It gives a full explanation of what sin is, what types of sins there are, and what is the best way to fight them. As the Catholic Church invites everyone to go Confession, specially during Lent, GoodConfession.com wants Catholics "to flood confessionals" during this period. Via Rome Reports. ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2014/03/new-tool-from-catholics-come-home-helps.html
Moral Relativism, Conscience, and G.E.M. Anscombe SHAMELESS POPERY - March 28, 2014 ... philosopher G.E.M. Anscombe. Nevertheless, the two antipodes each reveal an important dimension of the social role of conscience-forming. This paper will proceed by considering the appeal of, and arguments for moral relativism; the arguments against moral relativism; and the interplay between moral relativism and Anscombe's moral philosophy on the question of conscience. I. The Appeal of Moral Relativism Melanesian Seafaring, Fiji (1842) The rise of moral ...http://catholicdefense.blogspot.com/2014/03/moral-relativism-conscience-and-gem.html