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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The Ultimate Promise of the “Enlightenment”: Transhumanism

By Jon|April 17, 2012|Education, Enlightenment, Modern Philosophy|

Transhumanism is the idea that man should eventually transform and make improvements on his body by technological advances. The goal is to become posthuman. Nearly all religious traditions have held that life after death is something which awaits us–whether it be by reincarnation, eternal punishment or pleasure/union with goodness, or simply various other imaginative ideas  created by the Romans (like pushing a rock up a hill for eternity). However, in the

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On The Nature of True Liberty (4-6)

By Jon|April 16, 2012|Books, Catholicism, Education|

Here we continue our analysis of Libertas Praestantissimum, the relevant encyclical of Leo XIII in 1888. Read here the last (and first post), in which Leo XIII defines liberty and begins identifying the modern shift in its definition. Here follows the text: 4. As the Catholic Church declares in the strongest terms the simplicity, spirituality, and immortality of the soul, so with unequalled constancy and publicity she ever also asserts its

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San Diego: Not a Single Priest or Professor Would Join the Students in Prayer

By Jon|April 13, 2012|Catholicism, Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Higher Education, News Commentary|

We have some disappointing news from the Cardinal Newmans Society which continues to inform us on the sad state of Catholic higher education in many places in the United States:  Priest at USD: No Professor or Chaplain Was Willing to Pray with These Students The University of San Diego, a Catholic institution, hosted a drag show this week despite several protests and prayers from alumni, students, and even a local priest. In response, a

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