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Why St. Thomas?

January 28, 2023 Joseph G. Trabbic 40

The Church has given the title “doctor” to some of her saints. In Latin doctor means “teacher” and the doctors of the Church are teachers of a very special sort. Pius X calls them “our […]

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Is Rerum Novarum a Socialist Manifesto?

September 25, 2022 Michael D. Greaney 26

Pope Leo XIII’s 1891 encyclical, Rerum Novarum, while not the first social encyclical, was still a revolutionary document, albeit within the bounds of natural law and the Magisterium. Previous social encyclicals, beginning with Mirari Vos […]