John Paul wanted to move forward the Council’s openness and announcement of Christian hope to the postmodern world, but ... he saw that the excesses brought about by the Council were having destructive effects and acted to preserve the … [Read more...]
January 15, 2014 By Dr. John C. Caiazza, Ph.D.
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February 1, 2012 By Fr. Brian Mullady, OP
Just Wage Question: Can you explain what a just wage is, and how one would determine it? Answer: The problem of the just wage is what has been called the “social question.” In order to address this issue, it is necessary to … [Read more...]
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