Church history

Infallibility in the Church: blessing or shackle?

April 7, 2020

BILL TONER SJ :: The Church's doctrine of papal infallibility is problematic on a number of fronts, both theological and historical

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Change we can believe in: The fate of unbaptised infants

December 18, 2019

DERMOT ROANTREE :: How the Church has shifted in its understanding of the fate of unbaptised infants tells us much about the development of doctrine

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The death penalty and doctrine, Part 1

November 8, 2017

DERMOT ROANTREE :: To understand the accusations of heresy which traditionalists level at the Pope, it's necessary to examine the 'clash of mentalities'

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Jesuits and the Arts

April 1, 2015

"The Society of Jesus was probably the most prolific patron of the arts in the Baroque era". This was the bold claim made by renowned historian John O'Malley SJ during...

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