When Pope Francis was returning from South Korea, he was interviewed en route. The subject was the Islamic attack on Christians in Iraq and Syria, and he was asked point blank, “What can be done?” Pope Francis replied that it would be legitimate to use force to stop the unjust aggression of those who are committing the rampant murders of Christians and other minorities in Iraq. 1,332 more words
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Let’s be realistic – you’ve never heard a talk on Humane Vitae before so it’s probably not a dishonest title! Explore the history, background and reception of this highly debated document that not only proved a landmark in the history of Church in the 20th century but also proved to be the reason behind John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. 17 more words
—from Something Other Than God by Jennifer Fulwiler, Ch. 33
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All my generation knew about human sexuality had been founded on a lie. They had been told that there was no need to give a second thought to parenthood when they engaged in sex; they were encouraged to think of sex as being primarily about their own pleasure.