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PODCAzT 135: Encyclical Letter “Lumen fidei” – AUDIO files of entire encyclical

In my desire to get my ears and mind around the new encyclical, Lumen fidei, of Benedict XVI and Pope Francis, to sort the “voices” and get to know the trajectory of its arguments, I decided to read it aloud.
Wanna hear? … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI will issue a new encyclical on Faith.

It was easy to predict that Benedict XVI would, during the Year of Faith, issue an encyclical on Faith. It was the next in line after Charity (Deus caritas est and Caritas in veritate) and Hope (Spe salvi).
I wonder if … Continue reading

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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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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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PODCAzT 88: Consecration of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart; Leo XIII’s Annum Sacrum

Here is a rapidly made project to take advantage of the fact that today, 11 June, is the 110th Anniversary of Pope Leo XIII’s Consecration of human race to the Sacred Heart.
Today we hear the encyclical Annum Sacrum of Pope … Continue reading

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