“La Petite Voie” of Thérése of Lisieux

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Here was one of the most brilliant popes the Church has ever seen declaring that little Thérése Martin was to be studied and analyzed alongside the great Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and Robert Bellarmine!  St. Therese of Lisieux: as a … [Read more...]

“Humanae Vitae” and Sacred Scripture: A Missed Opportunity

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While prophetic in many ways, the most controversial encyclical of the twentieth century might have been better received had a stronger biblical argument been made in its favor. This July 2013 we commemorate the 45th anniversary of Pope … [Read more...]

Social Justice According to Pius XI

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The term “social justice”... is the key term and concept of Catholic social teaching ... with all the other aspects of the Church's social doctrine—the principle of subsidiarity, the just wage or the right to private property—are … [Read more...]

Questions Answered

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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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