Bringing Catholic Back-Church Militant

By Jon|September 20, 2012|Catholicism|

Battle for the Core highly supports and identifies with this video as it doesn't support this idea that Christ calls the meek to be weak: Those who say that the Church should not be triumphant sometimes know what they are talking about, but most of the time they don't. The statement “Triumphaism is wrong” is too broad because part of the Church is indeed triumphant—the Church triumphant and we should

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Prayer composed by John Carroll, Archbishop of Baltimore, in 1791 (Repost)

By test|July 3, 2012|Catholicism, Culture, Religion, Resources, to be moved|

Prayer for Government We pray, Thee O Almighty and Eternal God! Who through Jesus Christ hast revealed Thy glory to all nations, to preserve the works of Thy mercy, that Thy Church, being spread through the whole world, may continue with unchanging faith in the confession of Thy Name. We pray Thee, who alone art good and holy, to endow with heavenly knowledge, sincere zeal, and sanctity of life, our

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On the Nature of True Liberty (10-12)

By Jon|May 2, 2012|Catholicism, Education, Philosophy|

It has been a while since a post on Libertas. Here is 7-9. Below follows the text: 10. From this it is manifest that the eternal law of God is the sole standard and rule of human liberty, not only in each individual man, but also in the community and civil society which men constitute when united. Therefore, the true liberty of human society does not consist in every man

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On the Nature of True Liberty (1-3)

By Jon|April 12, 2012|Catholicism, Education|

In light of all the public debate about religious liberty, and confusion of terms following Vatican II's document Dignitatis Humanae, I thought it would be useful to review/parse the most directly related document the Church has ever produced on the topic of liberty itself: Libertas Praestantissimum (On the Nature of True Liberty) written by Pope Leo XIII, and published on 20 June 1888. In the United States, it appears the document is

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Relevant Text: On The True Nature of Liberty by Leo XIII (1888)

By Jon|February 8, 2012|Catholicism, Philosophy|

My emphasis in bold. LIBERTAS ENCYCLICAL OF POPE LEO XIIION THE NATURE OFHUMAN LIBERTY To the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, andBishops of the Catholic World in Grace andCommunion with the Apostolic See. Liberty, the highest of natural endowments, being the portion only of intellectual or rational natures, confers on man this dignity – that he is “in the hand of his counsel”(1) and has power over his actions. But the manner

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