Saturday, January 06, 2007

Practically the Case

The title indicates one more milestone "in the evolution of yet another category in Catholic teaching: Positions which are not absolute in principle, but which are increasingly absolute in practice."

So wrote John L. Allen Jr. in his weekly observation on things Vaticana. Read Mr. Allen's insights and learn why "it's unlikely there will ever again be a war (defined as the initiation of hostilities without international warrant) or an execution the church does not officially oppose."

Photo of Vatican Commemorative Euro coin comes from the website of European Central Bank, which holds the copyright of it.

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