doctrine

Reflections on Original Sin

January 9, 2020

BILL TONER SJ :: A note to introduce an article by the late John Moore SJ, Professor of Botany, on scientific problems raised by the doctrine of original sin

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The ironies of Catholic traditionalism

April 18, 2018

DERMOT ROANTREE :: There are some disconcerting ironies in the attitude of Catholic traditionalism, not least that it has come to resemble the very thing it opposes

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The death penalty and doctrine, Part 1

November 8, 2017

DERMOT ROANTREE :: To understand the accusations of heresy which traditionalists level at the Pope, it's necessary to examine the 'clash of mentalities'

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The Pope is not infallible

February 16, 2016

DERMOT ROANTREE :: The Church does not, strictly speaking, teach that the Pope is infallible. George Wilson, an American Jesuit, explains the issue in a recent Commonweal article

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The difference mercy makes

December 8, 2015

DERMOT ROANTREE :: It is the conservative critics of Pope Francis, not those who favoured the Kasper proposal at the recent Synod on the Family, who need to account for...

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