Category: Church Teaching

Humanae Vitae Was Prophetic

Luky Whittle, Kroonstad – Fifty years after the publication of Humanae vitae, Fr Anthony Egan in his Pope Paul VI articles is making me feel as pained as I was in 1968 by quoting...

Are Property Rights a Civil Liberty?

A nod at the right to private property, followed by a dismissal of it is unfortunate. Church teaching regards the holding of private property as natural and positive. This is made clear in the Catechism of the Catholic Church and in Pope Leo XIII’s encyclical Rerum Novarum (1891).