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The Moral Wisdom of the Catholic Church (Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J.) 1/26/22

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Release Date: 01/26/2023

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In Let's Talk About This, Fr. McTeigue finishes his week long analysis of Dignitas Infinita. What is the most important duty of the Church, and what might the emphasis in recent Vatican documents lead one to believe the answer is? What context must we read this document in? He finishes with Weekend Readiness to help you prepare for the upcoming Sunday Mass. Show Notes    

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We welcome back Dr. Michael Pakaluk of the Catholic University of America to discuss Grace, sin, and the odd silences within Dignitas Infinita. Why is the Gospel urgency missing from a document on human dignity, and what has replaced it?   Show Notes  

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We welcome back Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse from The Ruth Institute to discuss the strong statements against gender ideology within Dignitas Infinita. How can this document be useful for Catholics working in the public square? Show Notes

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We welcome back Fr. John Perricone of Iona College to continue the discussion on Dignitas Infinita. What does Catholic tradition have to say about the true nature of human dignity? Fr. McTeigue finishes with Timely Thoughts.   Show Notes  

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We welcome back Dr. Anne Hendershott of Franciscan University of Steubenville to begin our week-long discussion on Dignitas Infinita. What is moral mumbling, and what ought to have been highlighted in the document? Is this all the Church can say about human dignity?   Show Notes  

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In Let's Talk About This, Fr. McTeigue discusses life within the Easter season. How can you know that you lived Lent well, and if you didn't, how can you reform your life now to be ready should God grant you another Lent? He finishes with Weekend Readiness to help you prepare for the upcoming Sunday Mass.   Show Notes        

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We welcome back Dr. Peter Kwasniewski to discuss the second half of his latest book from Angelico Press in light of the recent document from Rome. How are we to respond to confused and confusing directives?   Show Notes

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We welcome back Pastor and canon lawyer Fr. Gerald Murry of EWTN to begin the discussion on the newest Vatican document on human dignity. Why is the United Nations being cited as a credible source, and why isn't Quas Primas and the social reign of Christ the King?   Show Notes 

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We welcome Kathleen Carr of the Sacred Art Institute to discuss the universal need for beauty in the life of man. How does the absence of liturgical beauty affect us, and how can sacred art aid in evangelization? Father Finishes with Timely Thoughts.   Show Notes

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We welcome back Eric Sammons of Crisis Magazine to discuss gimmick, pandering, and the utter farce by those in authority who call for us to be a "listening Church". Why write and then pay attention to surveys meant to pander to those who do not believe?   Show Notes    

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We welcome back Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J. of the Magis Institute and Healing the Culture to discuss his newest book with Ignatius Press on the controversial moral teachings of the Catholic Church. Why do personal immoral acts cause so many disastrous interpersonal outcomes? Is it really worth it to live according to even the most difficult teachings of the Church?