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Our Radical Unrighteousness

The whole of human action is shown to be abysmally deficient when we begin to confess that our moral attitude in this matter , and actually in all other matters as well, is far from what it should be.

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Joseph Ratzinger

Ratzinger on the Church as Both Holy and Sinful

A Christ-centered Church is thus oriented not merely toward past salvific events; it will always also be a Church moving forward under the sign of hope.

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Joseph Ratzinger

Quote of the Day

“There is a self-hatred in the West that can be considered only as something pathological. The West attempts in a praiseworthy manner to open itself completely to the comprehension of external values, but it no longer loves itself; it now only sees what is despicable and destructive in its own history, while it is no longer able to perceive what is great and pure there.”

Pope Benedict XVI


In the Closet

We constantly hear in the Catholic media how the Catholic church has a “compassionate” stance towards LGBT people and doesn’t advocate violence against them (we’ll just ignore for the moment how the Ugandan Catholic church was instrumental in advocating for the infamous “kill the gays” bill several years back). 921 more words

Pope Francis and the Illusion of Progress: Replacing Pope Benedict XVI

When Emperor Palpatine (a.k.a. Darth Sidious, Joseph Ratzinger, etc.) was elected as Pope Benedict XVI, it seemed that a fitting figurehead was put forward for the scandalous Catholic Church. 834 more words