Posts Tagged ‘Evangelium Vitae’

Vatican wants to move beyond a “black and white” morality

Monday, July 4th, 2022
"black and white" morality

The Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life is promoting the change of the Church’s “black and white” morality approach. Instead, it would like to see an approach where conscience and discernment go hand-in-hand with the moral norms laid down by the Church. The Academy’s reflections are influenced by infinitesimal changes to moral theology. As an example, Read more

Making a difference: remembering The Gospel of Life

Friday, July 10th, 2015
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While Pope Francis’ new encyclical Laudato Si’ is enjoying wide publicity, few people are aware this year marks the 20th anniversary of another powerfully prophetic social justice and peace encyclical: Evangelium Vitae (“The Gospel of Life”). Trying to awaken the conscience of the world to reject the “culture of death” which creates “structures of sin,” Read more

Evangelium Vitae — the Gospel of Life — twenty years on

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Last week, a young friend of mine attempted to defend the truth about marriage among a group of peers at a secular university. She presented a meaningful argument about families, social stability, and gender complementarity. None of her classmates refuted her arguments. Instead, they accused her of being a bigot and a homophobe, called her Read more