Sunday, February 25, 2024
Donum Veritatis, issued during the pontificate of St. John Paul II, acknowledges that “it could happen that some Magisterial documents might not be free from all deficiencies” so that “a theologian may, according to the case, raise questions regarding the timeliness, the form, or even the contents of magisterial interventions.” Donum Veritatis explicitly distinguishes such respectful criticism from “dissent” from perennial Church teaching.
Monday, February 19, 2024
Dear reader, if it seems your comment has not been approved, sometimes it actually has been approved even if you don’t see it. The reason is that once a combox reaches 200 comments, the Blogger software will not show any new comments made after that unless you click “Load more…” at the bottom of the comments page. The trouble is that this is in small print and easily overlooked. In the screen cap above, I’ve circled in red what you should look for.
Saturday, February 17, 2024
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
a new article at Postliberal Order, I discuss the disturbing parallels between the woke phenomenon and the medieval Catharist or Albigensian heresy, a movement so fanatical and virulent that the preaching of the Dominicans could not entirely eliminate it and Church and state judged military action to be necessary.