The Church of the Fathers

Bayern/ Bayerns Ministerpraesident Horst Seehofer (CSU) sitzt am Mittwoch (18.07.12) im Maximilianeum in Muenchen waehrend der 107. Plenarsitzung des Bayerischen Landtags auf einer Bank unter dem Gemaelde "Kaiserkroenung Karls des Grossen" von Friedrich Kaulbach (1822-1903) im Steinernen Saal, von dem aus man zum Plenarsaal gelangt. Der bayerische Landtag befasst sich am Mittwoch in Muenchen mit der geplanten Klage des Freistaats gegen den Laenderfinanzausgleich. (zu dapd-Text)
Foto: Joerg Koch/dapd

The Confessional State, Catholic or Liberal?

Why am I allowed to attend Mass on Sundays? Is it because God has commanded that I worship him, and having a social nature I must do so in union with my fellows within the bounds of the Church founded by Christ for that purpose, on the day he rose from the dead? Or is [...]

Finding God with Basil, Gregory, and Newman

The advantage that tragic poetry has over historical narrative seems to lie in the way individual deeds are portrayed: they are enacted. The confrontation of Angelo by Isabella in the second act of Measure for Measure, culminating in her speech against “man, proud man,” does something far better than naming the heroine’s courage, it invites [...]

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