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Jesus Christ, Measure of True Humanism – Ratzinger

[dropcaps type='normal' font_size='100' color='' background_color='' border_color='']J[/dropcaps]esus Christ: "The Measure of True Humanism" Homily delivered by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger during the Mass "for the election of the Roman Pontiff" in St. Peter's Basilica, before the conclave 2in April 2005 which went on to elect him as the...

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Cross Exemplifies Every Virtue – Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas, one of the greatest theologians in the history of the church, here focuses on the passion of Jesus Christ not only to redeem us but also to teach us.  Indeed, the cross exemplifies every virtue and teaches us all we have to know...

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What can History Tell us about Jesus? – Podcast

Mike Gormley, host of popular podcast "Every Knee Shall Bow," interviews Dr. Italy on his book, Jesus, the Way, the Truth and the Life.  The focus is what history can tell us about Jesus.The four gospels provide us with a compelling picture of Jesus.  But...

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Christ the High Priest – Fulgentius

Fugentius of Ruspe on Christ as the high priest, the priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.  The priesthood of Jesus is a function of the Incarnation and illustrates an important principle on the liturgy as implicitly containing doctrine....

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Creator of Time is Born in Time – Leo the Great

Saint Leo says the genealogy of Jesus given us in Luke and Matthew's gospels shows that Jesus was truly one of us, possessing a complete human nature. He did not merely appear in human form, as in the biblical types and scriptural symbols of the...

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Christ the King, Last Judgment & Sins of Omission

The Feast of Christ the King reminds us that Jesus will judge the living and the dead. Matthew 25 hints that the pious, decent folk may be in for a surprise . . . sins of omission, failing to love, may figure more prominently...