Skip to comments.New "Gaudium et spes" Chair to study relationship between Christian and secular thought
Posted on 01/25/2018 4:50:28 PM PST by ebb tide
By Christopher Wells
On Thursday, the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences solemnly inaugurated the Gaudium et spes Chair, dedicated to studying the interaction between Christian and secular thought.
The new academic Chair was established as part of the Pontifical Institute, itself a new foundation, brought into being in September of last year with the motu proprio Summa familiae cura.
The Inauguration of the Gaudium et spes Chair was marked by a Pontifical Letter from Pope Francis, which was published by Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, and Grand Chancellor of the Institute.
In his letter, Pope Francis expressed his appreciation for the work of the Institute and his hopes and best wishes for the new Chair. He noted that Gaudium et spes was promulgated on the final day of the Second Vatican Council, and was, he said, able to express and give form to the profound intentions that guided the calling and unfolding of the Council.
The Holy Father said he was happy that the Institute has taken up a particular commitment to keep alive the attention to that conciliar document, and to deepen the study of it, in order to make ever more fruitful its precious legacy.
The new Chair, the Pope said, fits in well within the horizon of your particular academic mission toward marriage and the family. The Church, he said, through Gaudium et spes, has been able to express a profoundly renewed understanding of the gospel of the family leading ultimately to the intense synodal period that culminated in the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris laetitia.
More rotten fruit from the the Second Vatican Council via a rotten pope.
From Paglia, a raving queen who should not even be a deacon, let alone an archbishop and certainly not in charge of something like this.
This is horrible.
in my humble and unsolicited opinion,
secular thought today has very little of genuine value to offer on this subject
quite the contrary, mostly.
I would personally prefer to start with, say... this:
That's Paglia, wearing the zucchetto, in a painting commissioned and approved by him, for his cathedral.
Disgusting but Im glad you posted it, because I dont think most people understand the depravity of Paglia - and the insanity of a pope who would give him a position like this. In fact, the insanity of a pope who wouldnt boot Paglia out of all his positions and laicize him.
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