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Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions?

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions?

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions? There has already been much ink spilled about the World Synod of the Family … and more will be spilled in the run up to the 2015 installment. My concern is that so much of the writing is rooted in presuppositions which are never dealt with consciously. Too often presuppositions are a form of “poisoning wells” or ideological “spin”.

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History of the Ladies of Charity in the USA

History of the Ladies of Charity The Ladies of Charity is an organization of Catholic lay women volunteers that was founded by St. Vincent de Paul. St. Vincent de Paul was a parish priest at Chatillon-les-Dombes in 1617, when, on a special Feast Day, a woman...

Keeping the Faith, Underground

SEOUL -- Alone, at night, the family would gather. Afraid of being observed, they would huddle under a blanket. There, they would whisper Christian hymns from memory and offer prayers that, if overheard, could get them killed. "We were so scared," the wife said of her...

Sudanese Bishops Call on USCC aid in Advocacy

SUDANESE BISHOPS CALL FOR AMERICAN HELP KHARTOUM, Apr. 9, 01-- As a delegation of bishops from the United States visited Sudan on a fact-finding mission, the bishops of that African country issued a statement urging American help to ease the ravages of the civil war...

Address to Pontifical Commission for Latin America

VATICAN CITY, APR. 8, 2001 (Zenit.org).- "Open wide the doors of America to Christ and his Gospel!" the Holy Father said March 23 to the participants in the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America. Here is a translation of his address, which...

350,000 Youths Reserve Places in Toronto for 2002

Jews, Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims Offer to Help ROME, APR. 8, 2001 (Zenit.org).- With more than a year left to go before Toronto's World Youth Day, 350,000 youths from all over the world have already made their reservations, the event's director general says. A Web...

Asylum Seeker Riots

Catholic Telecommunications News, Australia (Monday April 9, 2001): In the wake of last week's riots by asylum seekers at Western Australia's Curtin Detention Centre, the Broome Diocese (in the northwest of Australia) has called for the Australian Federal Government...

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Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions?

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions?

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions? There has already been much ink spilled about the World Synod of the Family … and more will be spilled in the run up to the 2015 installment. My concern is that so much of the writing is rooted in presuppositions which are never dealt with consciously. Too often presuppositions are a form of “poisoning wells” or ideological “spin”.

History of the Ladies of Charity in the USA

History of the Ladies of Charity The Ladies of Charity is an organization of Catholic lay women volunteers that was founded by St. Vincent de Paul. St. Vincent de Paul was a parish priest at Chatillon-les-Dombes in 1617, when, on a special Feast Day, a woman...

Keeping the Faith, Underground

SEOUL -- Alone, at night, the family would gather. Afraid of being observed, they would huddle under a blanket. There, they would whisper Christian hymns from memory and offer prayers that, if overheard, could get them killed. "We were so scared," the wife said of her...

Sudanese Bishops Call on USCC aid in Advocacy

SUDANESE BISHOPS CALL FOR AMERICAN HELP KHARTOUM, Apr. 9, 01-- As a delegation of bishops from the United States visited Sudan on a fact-finding mission, the bishops of that African country issued a statement urging American help to ease the ravages of the civil war...

Address to Pontifical Commission for Latin America

VATICAN CITY, APR. 8, 2001 (Zenit.org).- "Open wide the doors of America to Christ and his Gospel!" the Holy Father said March 23 to the participants in the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America. Here is a translation of his address, which...

350,000 Youths Reserve Places in Toronto for 2002

Jews, Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims Offer to Help ROME, APR. 8, 2001 (Zenit.org).- With more than a year left to go before Toronto's World Youth Day, 350,000 youths from all over the world have already made their reservations, the event's director general says. A Web...

Asylum Seeker Riots

Catholic Telecommunications News, Australia (Monday April 9, 2001): In the wake of last week's riots by asylum seekers at Western Australia's Curtin Detention Centre, the Broome Diocese (in the northwest of Australia) has called for the Australian Federal Government...

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