Posts Tagged ‘natural law’

Justice and Law

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Every society in history has had some conception of justice and, on the personal level, even from an early age we have an intuitive sense of it.  Like wisdom, temperance and fortitude, justice is a personal virtue, but it is also an obligation in our relations with God and others. As Pope Francis notes, “Justice […] [Read more]

The Natural Law and the Family Today

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

In the beginning, God placed within the works of his hand a law that would govern creation.  The natural physical law – expressed in something as simple as the law of gravity – is built into creation.  So it is with the natural law that governs his human creations. People today are often uncomfortable with […] [Read more]

God’s Law / Human Law

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

As we attempt to understand what it is the Church teaches on human sexuality and therefore why she has such a commitment to the proper definition of marriage and the relationship of people with God and with one another, we must begin with a focus on the Church’s primary teaching that all people are to […] [Read more]