Tag Archives: Moral questions

Go Forth and Multiply

I find it quite ironic that we are informed that the world is being suffocated under the weight of eight to ten billion humans in this world. The biggest populations seem to be in China, India and the African continent, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Validity of a Church’s Orders

There has been a recent scuffle on the internet about the validity of Orders in the Anglican Catholic Church. The person concerned is a priest of one of the American continuing Anglican Churches and seems to be drifting towards the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Flogging made a bad man worse, and broke a good man’s heart

I answered another message about someone’s ideas about a political regime based on Old Testament law as advocated by the Reconstructionist movement. I have just found this video which is heavy going for one who is not used to American … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christian Integralism and Humanism

This talk was inspired by some correspondence with a person who is wondering about what I would call a fundamentalist and puritan Christian totalitarian theocracy. I give a few elements of my refusal of such a system in favour of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Celibacy and Vocation

The crisis in France concerning the Church and paedophile clergy festers on with discussions on TV (which I don’t watch except occasionally on YouTube) and Facebook threads. One such is to be found on a group dedicated to the Ordinariate. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments

Divorce

I was looking through the website of the Nordic Catholic Church and found a spiritual reflection on the subject of divorce. I won’t elaborate on my personal situation other than the need to lead a clean and honest life and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Clericalism

My attention has been drawn to an article about clericalism. Bringing priests into balance by Leila Marie Lawler. The subject seems to have come up because the Pope seems to put all the blame in this respect on the traditionalists. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Parallel Realities

I often meet people who speak with absolute conviction of a “truth” that makes no sense to me. They seem to live in another universe, or perhaps I live in the other universe. It isn’t just a question of telling … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Straf! Straf! Straf alles!

A comment from Patrick Sheridan (who is open about his identity) brought me to look at his blog where he writes only rarely. I quoted the Naval officer on the subject of excessive punishment of sailors and its negative effect … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Weltschmerz

I have just watched this video from the psychologist Richard Grannon I warn you that there is a lot of swearing and not too many kind words about God or religion. I look behind the front and try to understand … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment