Confusion in Moral Theology, papal fundamentalism and a response to Mark Shea , a conclusion

It seems pretty obvious that Dirty Harry was justified in roughing up Scorpio to save the innocent child he held prisoner, but would be lost on someone who approaches moral theology as a series of asking whether or not the…

Confusion in moral theology, Papal fundamentalism and a response to Mark Shea Part 2

Back to the incoherence of current Catholic moral theology, or rather the papal fundamentalism that passes for moral theology these days. As I mentioned previously this kind of thing leads to the fatal problem of the Church contradicting itself unless…

Moral theology confusion, Papal contradictions and a response to Mark Shea, Part 1

I wonder how many folks out there in the Catholic blogosphere know who Inspector Harry Callahan was. Not many perhaps? Well this is not something you are going to get at your average Catholic blog, but we are aiming at…

Moral theology goes crazy, The Pope calls for the release of serial murders and terrorists from Prison. Really?

It seems that there is a loss of understanding by many in the Catholic blogosphere about what makes an act immoral or not, and the role of the papacy in “declaring” acts sinful. In fact it goes beyond the blogosphere;…

An Encylical on Climate change, what we wish Pope Francis would say

In previous post we made some predictions about what Pope Francis would say about “climate change”. Although we really wish he would write about something else, what follows is what we wish he would say ( written in my best…