Veritatis Splendor And Double Effect

Over the course of our lives we will be faced with many difficult decisions.  These decisions may be life altering and may change us forever. In the encyclical Veritatis Splendor, Saint Pope John Paul II writes, “Acting is morally good when the choices of freedom are in conformity with man’s true good and thus express the voluntary ordering... Continue Reading →

Aquinas and the Principle of Double Effect

Over the course of our lives we will be faced with many difficult decisions.  These decisions may be life altering and may change us forever.  In the encyclical Veritatis Splendor, Saint Pope John Paul II writes, “Acting is morally good when the choices of freedom are in conformity with man's true good and thus express... Continue Reading →

Salvific Work of Christ and Human Freedom

Within the course of salvation history there have been many questions about the work of Christ and the role of the human freedom, or free will.  There has been no shortage of theories, and Church history shows that there have been many heresies from those trying find a synthesis between the two.  There seem to... Continue Reading →

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