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A game changer…

In high school and college, I would have accepted the slur (or praise, as it was then) of being a devotee of liberation theology. I read fairly extensively in the field, and “lived out” what was taken to be its … Continue reading

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Orders are, we don’t need to take this seriously…

…since it was published by the National Catholic Reporter. Call me old-fashioned, but I’m no fan of the genetic fallacy. Cardinal Schönborn: Pope Francis has already changed church by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt | Feb. 7, 2014 … Francis spoke of his … Continue reading

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Tollete et legete…

1) Fr. Hunwicke, Modestinus informs, “has begun a series of posts on the Vatican II document Nostra Aetate and the so-called ‘Two Covenant Theory’: the first, for the Jews (which is still intact), and the second, for everyone else.” Fine … Continue reading

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Get with the program, loosey-goosey…

 “2 Preach the word: be instant in season, out of season: reprove, entreat, rebuke in all patience and doctrine.  3 For there shall be a time, when they will not endure sound doctrine; but, according to their own desires, they … Continue reading

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So I started a page at Facebook…

It’s called “The Para-Marriage Slippery Slope Straw Man Dossier” and is a “documentary dossier for evidence that endorsing one form of ‘non-traditional marriage’ logically and pragmatically leads to all other forms.” The idea is that proponents of monogamous heterosexual families … Continue reading

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“Why gay marriage is a very bad idea”

Brendan O’Neill, spiked.com: Self-selected gay spokespeople present this effort as the logical conclusion to their 60-odd years of campaigning for equality, overlooking the fact that a great many gay activists once saw marriage and the family as problems, and demanded … Continue reading

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“Some reflections on the push for gay marriage”

BeingCatholic.com: If love were the only criteria for a marriage, then we would allow almost every conceivable type of relationship to be recognised as a marriage. Also, the idea that the legal definition of marriage, meaning the social significance a … Continue reading

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