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comment Is there a “medical” dispensation formally allowed from Lenten fasting in Catholicism?
Speak to your priest or a confessor about a dispensation from fasting.
Feb
7
comment Do the notes in the NABRE accurately reflect the Catholic Church's understanding of biblical inerrancy?
Perhaps edit it to include more examples of where you think the NABRE notes advances scriptural errancy.
Feb
7
comment Do the notes in the NABRE accurately reflect the Catholic Church's understanding of biblical inerrancy?
This question seems to be more about the NABRE notes on Matthew 21:1-7 than about the NABRE notes allegedly advancing scriptural errancy.
Feb
6
answered Why doesn't the Catholic Church give indulgences to everybody, regardless of their works?
Feb
5
answered What happens when one returns to faith?
Feb
5
revised What happens when one returns to faith?
fixed a couple spelling issues
Feb
4
comment In Catholicism, do the teachers more truly constitute the “church” than the hearers?
Is the head any more the body than any other body part?
Feb
2
comment What is the Catholic Church's position on the relationship between science and religion?
RationalWiki bases its claim that the Catholic Church accepts "the Big Bang model of the origin of the universe" on this quote from another source: "The Catholic Church also officially supports the Big Bang theory because it agrees with their theological position that time itself began at creation.", which demonstrates a misunderstanding of creation. Creation is not an event in time. There is just as much creation now as at any other time in the universe's history, because creation is the universe's and God's relation to each other.
Feb
1
comment What is the Catholic Church's position on the relationship between science and religion?
Why does he think Humani Generis supports "the 'non-overlapping magesteria' model for the relationship between science and religion"?
Feb
1
revised What is the Catholic Church's position on the relationship between science and religion?
deleted 8 characters in body
Feb
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revised What is the Catholic Church's position on the relationship between science and religion?
made it clear what parts referred to the Modernists' teaching and which parts are Catholic teaching
Feb
1
answered What is the Catholic Church's position on the relationship between science and religion?
Feb
1
comment Is breaking copyright law a sin?
Another title/question: "Is copyright law just?"
Feb
1
comment Is breaking copyright law a sin?
@DanielPendergast U.S. Copyright Law does not classify copyright infringement as theft. Besides, theft is depriving someone of his property, and one is not deprived of his property when information is copied. See my answer here, esp. the link to N. Stephan Kinsella's Against Intellectual Property (free audiobook).
Feb
1
comment Is breaking copyright law a sin?
The real question is: Is copyright law a just law or even a law at all? Since it's unclear, the Catholic moral principle "lex dubia non obligat" ("a doubtful law does not oblige") applies.
Feb
1
comment Roman Catholic: Is piracy of information and media wrong in all circumstances?
@BCLC IP in general
Feb
1
revised Roman Catholic: Is piracy of information and media wrong in all circumstances?
added a § on the Catholic moral principle "lex dubia non obligat" ("an unclear law does not bind")
Feb
1
comment Roman Catholic: Is piracy of information and media wrong in all circumstances?
@BCLC cf. Church and the Usurers: Unprofitable Lending for the Modern Economy by Dr. Brian McCall or Interest and Usury by Fr. Bernard W. Dempsey, S.J. (1903-1960).
Feb
1
comment Roman Catholic: Is piracy of information and media wrong in all circumstances?
@BCLC Yes, because when a seller sells something, it is assumed that he transfers full ownership to the buyer. To sell something and then charge extra for its use is usury. This is described the presentation The Principal and Gross Injustice of Usury by Catholic usury expert and economist Dr. Brian McCall.
Jan
31
answered How does the Catholic Church interpret “you are gods” in John 10:34?