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What we take to be good

What we think is good and what is actually good are not necessarily the same thing. An obvious way to see this distinction is in the way that children choose when given a choice between candy and turnips for supper.

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Posted in Catechism, Council of Trent, Veritatis Splendor

Object lesson

An advocate of the prenatal slaughter of children – sorry, abortion supporter – is reported to have said this (I am not making this up): Pregnancy is not natural. <cough> This from a woman who calls herself Catholic (<cough> again).

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Posted in Etc, Fides et Ratio, Natural Law, Veritatis Splendor

Reconciliation

Is it permissible to do evil when we think that good may be the result? No. To the eyes of faith no evil is graver than sin and nothing has worse consequences for sinners themselves, for the Church, and for

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Posted in Sacraments, Veritatis Splendor
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