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Who resurrected Jesus - the Father, the Son, or the Holy Spirit?

In John 2:19-22 Jesus tells the Jews that he will perform a miraculous sign by raising the temple of his body in three days. In John 10:18 Jesus says he has authority to lay down his life and ...
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What's wrong with the Summa Theologica?

I've heard that there were two points of Catholic doctrine in Aquinas' Summa Theologica that were later successfully defended to the contrary. One, I think is the Immaculate Conception of Mary (...
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According to the Catholic Church, is belief in trinitarianism required for salvation?

According to the Catholic Church, is belief in trinitarianism required for salvation? Note: this is not asking whether trinitarianism is true, or whether a valid baptism is required, but whether one ...
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According to the Catholic Church, are sex positions that can’t bear children sinful?

Note that my question is asking about married couples, not just any two people engaging in intercourse. According to the Catholic Church, would a husband in wife be in sin if they committed any of the ...
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What is the basis for saying that Aquinas accepted the Immaculate Conception?

It's commonly said that Thomas Aquinas did not accept the doctrine of the immaculate conception of Mary. For example, Wikipedia says: Saint Thomas Aquinas refused to concede the Immaculate ...
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Catholic Equivalent of Systematic Theology Books

I am looking for the “textbook” that catholic priests use when they are learning to become priests. A comprehensive book that covers everything Something like the systematic theology books that ...
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According to Catholicism, is it sinful to physically harm abortion doctors to prevent them from performing abortions?

Question: Is it sinful to physically attack a doctor who performs abortions and break his fingers so that he can not perform an abortion? If yes, why? If no, why? Does it depend on the circumstances? ...
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Which medieval theologian said fornication with a more beautiful woman is less sinful?

Many years ago I read that a certain theologian said fornication with a more beautiful woman is less sinful than with an uglier one. Which medieval theologian was this, and how did he argue his ...
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History of the doctrine of religious vocation in Catholic Church

I am reading Aquinas and I am puzzled by his view on religious vocation and common view in the Church today (I will for sake of simplicity call it a modern view) about religious vocation. In On the ...
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What is the relationship between Aquinas and Magisterium?

What is the relationship and/or opposition between Aquinas' writings and Magisterium? That is, what can generally be said about using Aquinas to explain doctrine? Or contrarily, does Aquinas stand in ...
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