Month: May 2014

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What Eye Has Not Seen: Divinization and the Saints

There’s a promise in the Bible so shocking that most modern preachers and homilists steer clear of it, for fear of sounding like they’re blaspheming: it’s the promise that we will be divinized. Because of our squeamishness about speaking openly and honestly about divinization, we settle for a shallow, lame view of Heaven. So first, let’s […]

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Romeward Bound!

Yesterday morning, I checked my e-mail to discover that I had been accepted by the Pontifical North American College in Rome. This means that, beginning next year, I’ll be studying theology from some of the best minds in the Church in the heart of the Church, the Eternal City. I don’t know that many details […]

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Divorce and Remarriage in the Case of Adultery: What Does the Bible Really Say?

Edmund Blair Leighton, Signing the Register (19th-20th c.) Last year, Pope Francis called for an extraordinary general assembly to address “the pastoral challenges to the family in the context of evangelization.” It hasn’t even begun and there are already rumors that this might lead to the Catholic Church overturning Her two thousand year old prohibition against divorce […]

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