Author: Mark Hausam

The Logic of Obedient Disobedience

“What do you think? A man had two sons; and he went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work in the vineyard today.’ And he answered, ‘I will not’; but afterward he repented and went. And he went...

The Logic of Obedient Disobedience

Was Pope Vigilius a Heretic?

The Infallibility of the Church and the Pope Catholic teaching holds that the Church is indefectible.  She can never fall away into error, but will forever hold fast to the true faith. Here is my summary of how the infallibility...

Was Pope Vigilius a Heretic?

How the Infallibility of the Church Works

Catholic teaching holds that the Church is indefectible.  She can never fall away into error, but will forever hold fast to the true faith. The teaching authority of the Catholic Church resides in the “Magisterium,” which is simply the body...

How the Infallibility of the Church Works

Has the Modern Church Blunted the Sharp Edge of the Gospel?

Dissenters against recent Church teaching–that is, the teaching of the Church since Vatican II and especially Pope Francis’s recent teaching–often try to argue that there are contradictions between the older and the newer teaching. In my experience, Erick Ybarra is...

Has the Modern Church Blunted the Sharp Edge of the Gospel?

Pope Francis, Scandalon

Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes? . ....

Pope Francis, Scandalon