Tag: Relativism

Culture of relativism harming families, individuals, society

Culture of relativism harming families, individuals, society

| Jason Adkins | September 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

As people from around the world gather in Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, it is important to take stock of one of the deepest challenges to the family today: moral relativism. Relativism is a powerful challenge to nurturing healthy families because it harms the moral ecology of society. It is hard for family life to flourish in a toxic moral, cultural and political ecosystem.

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Archbishop Sheen and ‘ultimate reality’ television

Archbishop Sheen and ‘ultimate reality’ television

| John Garvey | August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently, the Congregation for Saints’ Causes recognized the life of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen as one of heroic virtue and granted him the title “venerable.” It is a step toward beatification. He now needs a miracle attributed to his intercession to proceed.

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Black & White, or Gray?

Black & White, or Gray?

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

One widely-encountered idea today is that there is no black and white when it comes to morality, only a kind of “gray area.” This is often taken to mean that we really can’t know with certainty what is right and wrong, allowing us to “push into the gray” as we make certain moral decisions that at first glance appear to be immoral.

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Relativism leads to ethical schizophrenia in thought process

Relativism leads to ethical schizophrenia in thought process

| Father Tad Pacholczyk | January 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

I once asked a young physician whether he had received any training in medical ethics during medical school. I wondered whether he had been taught how to handle some of the complex moral questions that can arise when practicing medicine.

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Book: God exists, and he matters to us

Book: God exists, and he matters to us

| January 20, 2011

“We belong to God, and anyone who knows God listens to us, while anyone who does not belong to God refuses to hear us. This is how we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of deceit” (1 John 4:6).

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