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The Doctrines of the Council of Trent: a new translation

I have published a new booklet: ‘The Doctrines of the Council of Trent: A New Translation‘. The Council of Trent was held from 1545 to 1563. This new translation contains only the doctrines of the Council of Trent, not also … Continue reading

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A Nun publicly denied Mary’s Virginity

In a recent news story, Sister Lucia Caram, a Roman Catholic nun in Spain, publicly denied the dogma of the perpetual virginity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The nun said: “I think Mary was in love with Joseph and that … Continue reading

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Which Religions Worship the One True God?

I keep seeing articles and posts asserting that Christians and Muslims do not worship the same God. The argument is always the same. Here’s what Christians believe about God. Here’s what Muslims believe about God. The two sets of beliefs … Continue reading

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How many wills and intellects are in God?

Here is the article in question: There is no Obedience in the Trinity. In it, Fr. Ryan Erlenbush asserts multiple serious errors on Jesus and on the Trinity, namely: 1. The claim that in God, there is only one will … Continue reading

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On Justification: dogma or heresy?

UPDATED with answers. Each of the following assertions is either a dogma (an infallible teaching of the Magisterium), or a heresy (an idea directly contrary to a dogma). Which is which? 1. All human persons lost their innocence by the … Continue reading

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The Voice of the Family versus Pope Francis

Here’s the news report: “Over 100 pro-life and pro-family leaders from all over the world leapt to their feet in applause at a meeting in Rome on Saturday after hearing a call for Pope Francis to withdraw his controversial exhortation … Continue reading

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The Limits of Faithful Dissent – part 2

Non-infallible Teachings All Catholic Christians are obligated to give the religious submission of will and intellect (ordinary assent) to the non-infallible teachings of the Magisterium. This religious assent is not the full assent of faith, but it is related to … Continue reading

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The Limits of Faithful Dissent – part 1

Infallible Teachings All Catholic Christians are obligated, under pain of heresy and automatic excommunication, to give the full assent of faith (sacred assent) to every infallible teaching of the Magisterium, whether taught by an Ecumenical Council or Papal Infallibility or … Continue reading

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Scientific Theories that Catholics must Reject

As Catholic Christians, we are obliged to believe what the Magisterium of the Church teaches. And if sinful secular society or any scientific or other discipline teaches the contrary, we are obligated by faith in Jesus Christ to reject the … Continue reading

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Three types of Pseudo-Dogma plague the Church

The infallible teachings of the Roman Catholic Magisterium are termed “formal dogma”. These dogmas are inerrant. They contain important truths on matters of faith, morals, and salvation. They are required beliefs to which the faithful must give the full assent … Continue reading

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Some Quotes from the CDF on Contraception

“An action which is objectively evil, even if a lesser evil, can never be licitly willed.” CDF, 22/12/2010 “Contraception is one of these acts in itself and of itself it is always a moral disorder” “the moral norm of Humanae … Continue reading

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Do Plants and Animals have Souls?

Animals have a mortal soul; when an animal dies, its soul ceases to exist. Genesis, chapter 1, teaches that animals have souls. {1:20} And then God said, “Let the waters produce animals with a living soul, and flying creatures above … Continue reading

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