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  • The Cross in the Cosmos – A Meditation on a Teaching by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

    03/03/2015 8:39:45 AM PST · by Salvation · 10 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 03-03-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Cross in the Cosmos – A Meditation on a Teaching by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger By: Msgr. Charles PopeThe Wisdom Tradition of the Scriptures emphasizes that God speaks and is discerned in things He has made. Scripture says, The heavens declare the glory of God, the firmament (stars) shows forth his handiwork (Psalm 19:1). Indeed, when God spoke His Word, creation came forth.And the Word that God spoke was the Logos, Jesus. Scripture says, Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made (Jn 1:3). It also says, For by Him all things were created, both in...
  • St. Justin Martyr: He Considered Christianity the "True Philosophy"

    03/21/2007 7:55:03 PM PDT · by ELS · 8 replies · 653+ views
    Zenit News Agency ^ | March 21, 2007 | Benedict XVI
    On St. Justin Martyr He Considered Christianity the "True Philosophy" VATICAN CITY, MARCH 21, 2007 (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave at the general audience today in St. Peter's Square. The reflection focused on St. Justin Martyr. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, With these catecheses we are reflecting on the great figures of the early Church. Today, we will talk about St. Justin, philosopher and martyr, the most important among the apologist fathers of the second century. The term "apologist" refers to those ancient Christian writers who wanted to defend the new religion...