Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on August 6, 2019
4:00 – What do Catholics (and Protestants) believe about Justification?
The question of Justification is one of the key dividers between Catholics and Protestants. In the Protestant viewpoint, God is a merciful judge before whom the sinner stands guilty. The judge declares the sinner, “Not guilty.” Although there’s no inward change in the person, the great gift of no more condemnation is received by faith. While Catholics don’t deny that there’s a forensic nature to justification, they believe that there’s a more profound change that occurs in justification than just going from guilty to not guilty. We take a closer look with Steve Wood.
5:00 – Kresta Comments: Feast of the Transfiguration + Reactions to the Shootings
5:20 – Veritatis Splendor and the importance of absolute moral truths
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI met last week with a recently dismissed professor of moral theology at Rome’s Pontifical John Paul II Institute, amid ongoing controversy regarding recent changes to the Institute. We continue our look at the changes being made with Dr Mark Latkovic, discussing the history and importance of absolute moral truth