Stacy Trasancos

The Natural Order of Church and University

This is the second in a series taken from Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger’s essay, “Theology and Church Politics” published in a 1987 book Church Ecumenism and Politics: New Endeavors in Ecclesiology. In it he explains what theology is, what the relation of

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Whatever became of “communio”?

  “Communio” (def.) the organic life of the Church where the diversity of gifts—like the various parts of the body—work together in complementary ways to usher in God’s reign. St. Paul described communio using these words: As a body is

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Thinking Rationally About Secession

Secession has been in the news lately. Well, not the mainstream news, for the most part, but local, Internet and alternative news outlets have been reporting a growing number of signatures added to secession petitions submitted to Washington (one has

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HHS Mandate Fight Not Going Away

One of the many dreadful results of the American people deciding to give the Southside Messiah another four years to see how much of the country he can gut, is that the struggle over the HHS mandate will not be

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American Militia in the Revolution: Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill

Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. Ralph Waldo Emerson Part three of a series on militia in the American Revolution. Go here and here to read the previous posts in the series.

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