Calling Good Evil
Aug05

Calling Good Evil

Calling Good Evil You could be forgiven for suffering overexposure after the recent succession of videos and campaigns targeting abortion-giant Planned Parenthood. The stories are shared all over Facebook and twitter, along with blogposts, commentaries and counter-attacks. But this ‘overexposure’ needs to be put into perspective. What may seem like overkill to those who identify as ‘I wouldn’t have an abortion,...

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5 Reasons Parents Need to Be Pro-Life
Jul03

5 Reasons Parents Need to Be Pro-Life

5 Reasons Parents Need to be Prolife   “The family is a kind of school of deeper humanity.” Gaudium et Spes (CH II #52) Many times we’d prefer ┬áto continue our relatively comfortable life which, in truth, has enough worries of its own, but as we gradually feel more and more uneasy about the plight of our youngest brothers and sisters or our elderly, we feel an obligation to do more. Some of us become active in...

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Evangelium Vitae #9
Feb11

Evangelium Vitae #9

  Evangelium Vitae #9 But God cannot leave the crime unpunished: from the ground on which it has been spilt, the blood of the one ┬ámurdered demands that God should render justice. (cf Gen 37:26, Is 26:21, Ez 24: 7-8). From this text the Church has taken the name of the ‘sins which cry to God for justice’, and, first among them, she has included wilful murder. For the Jewish people, as for many peoples of antiquity,...

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The Cardinal Virtues: Social Justice
May10

The Cardinal Virtues: Social Justice

    The Cardinal Virtues: Social Justice Or: Our Obligations to Societies   As we saw in the last section, justice is the virtue whereby we give others what we owe them. We have already discussed justice in relation to individuals (God and neighbor), as well as the proper relation between justice and the closely connected themes of love and mercy. Now we will look at how we are to preserve our proper relationship to...

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