The answer is both! But so many of us are fixed only on one or the other. Therein is the problem of the modern Catholic Church, and so many modern Catholics.
Like ancient Egypt, will modern man require more than just one plague to get the message God is sending?
As reported by CNA today, The Church is revising what the Catechism says about the Catholic Church’s teaching on the death penalty. Whereas the current version of paragraph 2267 of the Catechism states “Assuming that the guilty party’s identity and responsibility have been fully determined, the traditional teaching of the Church does not exclude recourse
This is the final post in the “Catholic Civil War” series, in which I talk about a destructive tug of war between Catholicism, and some factions of Catholics—Political Catholics, Traditionalists, and, today, Modernists. If you’d like to read or revisit my thoughts on this “Civil War” in the Church, or about the first two factions
Yesterday I talked about how a modern Catholic “civil war” is leaving us, and all mankind, weak, confused, and vulnerable to the assault of the ancient enemy on mankind. This Catholic civil war is being fought between three main camps within the Church; Political Catholics, Traditionalists, and Modernist. I talked about political Catholicism in that
There is war afoot. It’s taking place within and throughout the Catholic Church. It’s a practical schism that threatens to lead to an actual schism. While we should be focussed on the real battle against the “powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil”, as St. Paul tells us in his letter