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Card. Sarah: Worst discrimination against poor is not to give them God

His Eminence Robert Card. Sarah of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum addressed a conference of Catholic charitable organizations, having a special reference to the encyclicals of Benedict XVI, Deus caritas est and Caritas in veritate.
Here is a CNA account:
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“Caritas in veritate” is now available in LATIN

The Latin text of the Holy Father’s encyclical Caritas in veritate is now available in LATIN on the Vatican website.
PROOEMIUM
1. Caritas in veritate, quam sua terrestri vita ac potissimum suam per mortem et resurrectionem testificatus est Iesus Christus, praecipua … Continue reading

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US House’s GOP leadership on “Caritas in veritate”

The US House of Representative’s GOP leadership issued a statement about Caritas in veritate.
My emphases and comments.
 
Statement by House GOP Leaders Boehner & McCotter on Pope Benedict XVI’s Caritas in Veritate
        WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Leader John Boehner … Continue reading

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WSJ: notes from Fr. Sirico on “Caritas in veritate”

In today’s Wall Street Journal Fr. Robert Sirico of Acton Institute has a comment on the Pope’s new "social" encyclical Caritas in veritate.
My emphases and comments.
The Pope on ‘Love in Truth’Anyone seeking a repudiation of the market economy will … Continue reading

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Why does Pope Benedict talk about Humanae vitae in the new encyclical?

In Caritas in veritate there is a reference to Humanae vitae.
Remember that the Pope is addressing himself ad intra and ad extra, to the Church herself and to the world at large.
15. Two further documents by Paul VI without any … Continue reading

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Encycli-bites for reading “Caritas in veritate”

L’Osservatore Romano of 8 July has a few articles pertaining to the new encyclical.
Here is one of them.  Some folks helped to ferret out the corresponding English.
These bullet points were offered to help a reading of … Continue reading

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An important paragraph in “Caritas in veritate”

I am still absorbing the encyclical, and I don’t want simply to toss snippets around.   But I am being hammered in e-mail to make some comments about the encyclical.
First, perhaps not much new is in the first part.  The … Continue reading

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Yes, I know that George Weigel wrote about the encyclical

You can stop sending me notes that George Weigel wrote about the new encyclical.   I am not sure what his beef is with Caritas in veritate, other than that it cites Paul VI and Populorum progressio.  That’s all about that … Continue reading

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Fr. Sirico about dissenters and the upcoming “social” encyclical

You might inoculate yourself against some of the foolishness of the lefties on the upcoming "social"encyclical of Pope Benedict with this piece by Fr. Robert Sirico from the site National Review Online.
My emphases and comments.
The Divine Economy: On the New … Continue reading

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