amoris laetitia

The Church of Wussies: this is why John the Baptist was Beheaded

By John B. Manos / August 29, 2017 /

I’ve gotten sick of hearing the phrase “oh, if they do that, it will cause a schism.”  Almost always there is some quasi-pastoral calculus as to why we should suffer a stupidity in order to keep the faithful in the Church. Communion in the hand, for instance. A stupid, mind-numbing, pernicious attack on true faith. Rather than correct…

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Ad Absurdum: Contextualizing John the Baptist for Amoris Laetitia

By John B. Manos / February 26, 2017 /

At some point in this mess over the consternations on the problematic Amoris Laetitia, it occurred to me that John the Baptist and St. Thomas More have a lot to say about it. There are a lot of voices in the swirl…  well, every voice it seems besides that of Pope Francis. One can make the argument, and…

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