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WHETHER A HERETICAL POPE CAN BE DEPOSED

Sep 15th, 2017 | By

A lot of people mistakenly think that the doctrine of papal infallibility means that a pope can never be a heretic. But that is not true. Briefly, the doctrine of papal infallibility is very limited in scope. Vatican I taught that a pope could not err in his teaching only when certain criteria are met. This

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE STANDS UP FOR OUTSPOKEN ATHEIST ON CRITICIZING ISLAM

Aug 25th, 2017 | By

The liberal double standard between Christianity and Islam is obvious and should be challenged.   A “Must Have” For All Catholics: A Manual Of Catholic Theology: Get the classic: A Manual Of Catholic Theology now with FREE SHIPPING available HERE.


WHY PUBLIC CORRECTION OF CHURCH LEADERS IS NOT ALWAYS SINFUL BUT OBLIGATORY

Aug 21st, 2017 | By

  Is it sinful to correct Church leaders, even publicly? A lot of Catholics seem to hold this view. They think that it is always wrong to publicly criticize a Church leader. However, both St. Thomas Aquinas and Canon law say otherwise! And in this episode of Spiritual Combat, I’ll tell you why. Click the play

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WHY YOU CANNOT LIVE A GOOD LIFE WITHOUT GOD

Aug 7th, 2017 | By

Can you live a good life without God? A lot of secular minded people think they can. In fact, there are many new atheist billboards popping up saying this very thing. But in fact, this is not true. In order for us to live a truly good life, it must BOTH be the case that

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THE SILLY “WHO CAUSED GOD?” OBJECTION

Jul 28th, 2017 | By

Many times, when faced with a well-articulated First Cause argument for the existence of God, atheists will respond by saying something like “Ok, well if everything needs a cause, then who caused God?” Even intellectuals who should know better, like atheist Bertrand Russell and Richard Dawkins, have said this. However, this is sadly one of

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CAN CATHOLICS FOLLOW ANOTHER PHILOSOPHER INSTEAD OF AQUINAS?

Jul 20th, 2017 | By

Can a Catholic follow a philosopher other than Aquinas? The answer is that it depends! Some philosophies teach false doctrines that are opposed to the faith. However, there are, of course, great Catholic thinkers too. What should a Catholic think about Aquinas as opposed to other Catholic philosophers? (Credit goes to one of my mentors

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THREE REASONS WHY THEOLOGY IS THE MOST IMPORTANT SUBJECT ONE CAN STUDY

Jul 17th, 2017 | By

The idea that theology is the top subject will sound very strange to modern ears. What good is theology? Isn’t it better to study something that is more practical or that can make you more money like math or science? In this episode of Spiritual Combat, we’ll look at why the theologians like St. Thomas Aquinas

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WHY THEOLOGY IS RATIONAL AND A TRUE SOURCE OF KNOWLEDGE

Jul 11th, 2017 | By

Contrary to what a lot of modern people think, we can learn important truths about the world through the study of theology. In other words, theology is rational and a true source of knowledge. Unfortunately, far too many people think theology is a myth. They think it is all based on fantasy and wishful thinking.

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WHY ST. THOMAS AQUINAS SUPPORTED THE DEATH PENALTY

Jul 4th, 2017 | By

Modern Christians seem divided on the issue of the death penalty. What many don’t know is that Saint Thomas Aquinas (one of the greatest theologians of all time) not only supported the death penalty but he also anticipated many modern arguments against it. In this episode of Spiritual Combat, I’ll give you a quick overview of

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WHAT TO SAY ABOUT THE SO-CALLED “CONTRADICTIONS” IN THE GOSPELS

Jul 3rd, 2017 | By

Some people think there are many “contradictions” in the Gospels, and for this reason, we cannot take them as historically reliable sources. First off, it is by no means obvious that there are true contradictions in the Gospels. There are, as many Church Fathers recognized, differences in the details we see in the Gospels. But

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