Tag: theology

John Roberts', Catholicism, and Abortion

Rob Carr of Unspace has some questions for his Catholic friends in the blogosphere. "Hypothetical situation: Let?s assume, for the sake of the argument, that the Constitution had a line in it that said 'Abortion shall be available to all.' It doesn?t ? this is a hypothetical question, a 'gedanken experiment.' That?s German for 'thought …

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Being Open to Life: An Uphill Battle

Today is the 37th anniversary of Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humanae Vitae. This encyclical reinforced the Church's constant teaching that it is always intrinsically wrong to use contraception to prevent the transmission of human life. Additionally, it continued the Church's constant teaching against abortion and sterilization. "Therefore We base Our words on the first principles …

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"Was Paul crucified for you?"

Dr. Andrew Jackson of Smart Christian is concerned that bloggers need to be reminded of 1 Corinthians 1:10-16. "I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the …

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Emergent Church?

A certain topic has come up several times on Protestant blogs I read and it has me thoroughly at a loss. What the heck is the Emergent Church phenomenon? As a Catholic, I haven’t the foggiest notion what this phrase means. Could some kind reader please explain it?

Tongue Tied, Part II

A couple days ago, I wrote about the A Form of Sound Words post about “synthetic cursing” and the response from Joe Missionary. I promised I’d respond to Messy Christian and Jeff the Baptist. Today I will.

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