Posts Tagged Conscience

The Houston Chronicle — Anti-Catholicism Redux

The Houston Chronicle -- Anti-Catholicism Redux

Zola accuses the French Republic of anti-Semitism The Houston Chronicle published a chirpy little piece on the Kennedy speech by a professor Brian Kaylor, “Kennedy speech eloquently balanced

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John Paul II: Conscience v. the Tyrant State

Why is conscience the key to understanding the relationship of Church and state? Without men and women with strong moral convictions and well formed consciences, the individual will

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Realism: Dodging the quesion of conscience

“I will make my decision in accordance with what my conscience tells me is in the national interest and without regard to external religious pressures or dictates.”  Kennedy,

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The Curious Case of JFK and Fr. Murray, SJ

Attempted to correct the Kennedy error The Kennedy team sought the advice of Jesuit John C. Murray (Casey mentions it in his book, The Making of a Catholic

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The Sources of Conscience: The Central Obscurity of the Kennedy Speech

The Kennedy speech needs to be read and criticized because the event and the speech are put forward as the turning point for Catholics in the United States.

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Hiroshima, 65 years later, still troubling for conscience

Hiroshima, 65 years later, still troubling for conscience

Pope John Paul II at Hiroshima Feb 25 1981 Today is the sixty-fifth anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. I think that Americans continue to be in

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Conscience, Newman and “White Rose” Resistance to Hitler

Conscience, Newman and "White Rose" Resistance to Hitler

White Rose Memorial at Univ Munich Benedict XVI learned about Cardinal Newman’s “theology of conscience” from a German scholar, a resident of Munich, a translator and cultural critic

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On Religious Freedom and Fr Rauscher SJ

On Religious Freedom and Fr Rauscher SJ

Rev Anton Rauscher SJ Rev Anton Rauscher SJ presented a speech on “Religious Freedom in a pluralistic society” at the 11th German American Catholic Conference in Munich Germany.

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Benedict XVI on Conscience and Evangelization

Benedict XVI on Conscience and Evangelization

Pope Benedict XVI develops a deeper understanding of conscience and shows how it is essential to evangelization or mission. The proper sphere of the influence of the Church

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Newman on conscience

John Paul hoped that we would take a new look at conscience, to see it as the place where we encounter God in the form of a transcendent

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