Divine Mercy & Justice

Part 14: A Closer Look at the Cross - Encore!

The following is the fourteenth installment of a 15-part series on Divine Mercy and Divine Justice. Read the series to date.

As we near the end of this series on God's mercy and His justice, I want to explain to my good dialogue partner, Jack - and to all my readers - why I think Catholics need to include both the idea of "satisfaction" and the idea of "penal substitution" in their deeper meditations on the mystery of the Cross.

Part 10: Why 'Mercy Killing' Is Not Merciful

The following is the tenth installment of a 15-part series on Divine Mercy and Divine Justice. Read the series to date.

We certainly do not have the space in this web series to cover all the policies that now threaten the dignity of human life in western, developed countries. Here we shall just look at one example, because support for it is mounting across North America, and it is so often "dressed up" as a way to be "merciful." I am referring, of course, to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.

Part 7: Is There Really 'Hell to Pay'?

The following is the seventh installment of a 15-part series on Divine Mercy and Divine Justice. Read the series to date.

The doctrine of Hell has been challenged on numerous grounds over the past three centuries. In order to be clear about how the doctrine of eternal loss manifests both the mercy and the justice of God, we need to look closely at each of these objections.

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