2 - Which is it? The latest encyclical from the pope (2...

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Catholicism Notes 18:01 Syllabus of Errors: directed against a very aggressive anti catholic, European based movement Freedom of the press = freedom to criticize the church Church stated: we oppose freedom on conscious Freedom on conscious: you can believe whatever you wanted American Exception: different than what it meant in Europe France: Separation of church and state = Freedom from religion American: Separation of church and state = Freedom for religious Isaac Hecker: associate with Modernism Established the Paulists (specialized on media, television) Felix Doupanloup, bishop of Orleans Thesis: where catholic is a majority it makes sense for the religion to be favored by state However, when it is not, religious freedom is necessary John Henry Newman 1875: he wrote a letter to the duke of Norfolk Interprets the document of infallibity, what it means and what is doesn’t Gary Wills: public intellectual Notion of freedom: tendency to associate it with “choice” It can also be related to “truth”
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Unformatted text preview: Which is it? The latest encyclical from the pope (2 months ago) love in the truth theres this text that says speak the truth in love he argues that freedom is rule theres a certain structure to things Procedural: is it fair?, never asks the question: is it right? Procedural: freedom from, RELEASE from restraints Part of our nature is to think, associate with others, breathes freely, discuss, and debate To serve = to rule When you learn how to serve you have greater freedom Freedom is the freedom to do If freedom is choice thats a very superficial understanding Freedom and truth are related In other words, you enhance your freedom when you make smart choices True freedom, you respect reality To learn how to love is a great freedom Conscience: lax = whatever scrupulous: one that always nags Ethics is an effort on the basis of reason alone and legal questions Morality is a reason and faith 18:01 18:01...
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