This is an important occasion to recall that adoration & processions went from being a fixture of Catholic life to virtually *nonexistent* in just a few short years by the 70's.— JuventutemDC (@juventutemDC) April 15, 2023
Radical new sacramental theologies were at work. Fr Richard McBrien once infamously articulated it: https://t.co/iUe4bswWVX pic.twitter.com/BEgcMtpY6Y
Sunday, April 16, 2023
Repulsive comment from a priest—at odds with Magisterium.— Sohrab Ahmari (@SohrabAhmari) April 16, 2023
“They have … subjected some of the inhabitants of said islands to perpetual slavery [subdiderunt perpetuae servituti]. Therefore We ... exhort … that they desist from the aforementioned deeds.”
— Pope Eugene IV, 1435 https://t.co/Tjg0N8juE7
this reply gets to the necessary distinctions...
because mere quantity does nothing to change the nature of the act.— Georgius Alexandri f. Mancz (@g_mancz) April 16, 2023
This is slavery considered in its essence, and this response is, indeed, boilerplate moral theory one can find in any number of manuals.
What people have in mind, though, is not slavery strictly considered, +