Read today's report from the German small group at the Synod

Read below the full text of the report released Wednesday by the German-speaking small group at the Synod on the Family. The reports of the 13 small groups, or circoli minori, were all released Oct. 14 in their own languages: four English, three French, three Italian, two Spanish, and one German. The text below is… Continue reading Read today's report from the German small group at the Synod

Conscience and Truth

This discussion centers on the concepts of freedom and norm, autonomy and heteronomy, self-determination and external determination by authority.  Conscience appears here as the bulwark of freedom in contrast to the encroachments of authority on existence.  In the course of this, two notions of the Catholic are set in opposition to each other.  One is… Continue reading Conscience and Truth