Listers, "faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth."
Known by many names - Maria de la Leche, Maria Lactans, Nursing Madonna - the art arguably challenges certain modern Western sensibilities.
Since the Church can not err, it could never be reformed in its teaching of faith or morals. Those who say the Church needed reformation in faith or morals accuse Our Lord of falsehood and deception.
"I put for a general inclination of all mankind a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceases only in death."
It is a grievous offense willfully to conceal a mortal sin in Confession, because we thereby tell a lie to the Holy Ghost, and make our Confession worthless.
"There is also the superstition of the Ishmaelites which to this day prevails and keeps people in error, being a forerunner of the Antichrist."
Mental prayer, called meditation, in which we spend the time thinking of God or of one or more of the truths He has revealed, that by these thoughts we may be persuaded to lead holier lives.
"Intelligent design isn't science even though it pretends to be. If you want to teach it in schools, intelligent design should be taught when religion or cultural history is taught, not science."