"We call that day good on which Christ died because by His death He showed His great love for man, and purchased for him every blessing."
"[H]aving forbidden all unlawful marriage, and all unseemly practice, and the union of women with women and men with men..."
"To make a sin mortal, three things are necessary: a grievous matter, sufficient reflection, and full consent of the will."
A few comment on Vice President Joe Biden's mood at His Holiness Pope Francis' papal inaugural mass.
In 2009, Bergoglio said that extreme poverty and the "unjust economic structures that give rise to great inequalities" are violations of human rights and that social debt is "immoral, unjust and illegitimate."
“Our observance of liturgical law is a fundamental expression of love of Christ and of the Church.” - Cardinal Burke, Divine Love Made Flesh
Listers, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI was the first Roman Pontiff to take to Twitter. After becoming Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus, the Vatican deleted his Tweets and removed his papal coat of arms. In theory, the account will be passed down to one Successor of St. Peter to the next. The archive is provided by...
Listers, SPL cannot adequately express our gratitude to Pope Benedict XVI. Much of our staff converted under his papacy. Out of those conversions, St. Peter’s List was formulated and launched and an entire lister community has been born. Our faith in him as our dear “Papa Ratzi” has never wavered and we have made great...
“Only a great love for Jesus Christ, for his Church and great humility can lead someone to take such a step.” - Havana Cardinal Jaime Ortega Alamino
"Abstinence laws consider that meat comes only from animals such as chickens, cows, sheep or pigs --- all of which live on land."
The Catholic Life is the Good Life. A collection of Instagram photos used by SPL throughout 2012.