Articles tagged: pope-john-paul-ii

Golden Angel Lawrence OP

RCIA: 5 Questions on Faith and Reason in Catholicism


SPL Staff • June 20th, 2017

Listers, faith and reason are in harmony. The same God that endowed man with reason is the same God that died upon the Cross. To claim that faith and reason are harmonious is to also claim that there is no conflict between theology and philosophy, between Catholicism and science, and between... Read More →

When the World's Statesmen Called for a Patron: 24 Quotes on Thomas More's Sainthood

History Philosophy

SPL Staff • August 14th, 2015

Listers, St. Thomas More is known as the "Man for All Seasons" - but he is also a man claimed by all ages. Exactly why Sir Thomas More became a saint is a question that seems to draw out competing philosophies. In the petition to have More declared a saint, the petitioners wrote, "He was a martyr... Read More →

A History of Catholicism & Evolution in 30 Quotes

History Theology

SPL Staff • September 2nd, 2013

Listers, what does the Catholic Church actually teach about the Theory of Evolution? The following quotes are a sampling of how the Church has discussed and ruled on the divisive theory. They are presented in chronological order and most include a link to their primary source. If there are any... Read More →

6 Catholic Poems that Testify to God's Love

Art & Architecture Life & Leisure Literature

SPL Staff • August 24th, 2012

Listers, the Catholic Church has a vast reservoir of beautiful poetry that testifies to God's love for Creation and us. Poetry is an excellent tool of praise and acknowledgement of all that God has given us. Perhaps not as simple nor as easily entertaining as prose would be, poetry has an added... Read More →
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