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Catholic Quotes by Francis Cardinal George, OMI

Quotes by Francis Cardinal George, OMI

Institutionally, theology has been ...

Published at 2015-07-28 2:25PM

"Institutionally, theology has been key in a Catholic university's identity, along with philosophy and courses in history and literature, precisely because theology integrates the fusion of faith with human experience."

Address of September 22, 1998 to the inaugural convocation of presidents and faculty members of Chicago-area Catholic colleges and universities

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Catholic tradition, Catholic teaching, is not a...

Published at 2015-07-28 2:24PM

"Catholic tradition, Catholic teaching, is not a mine of concepts to be taken out and rearranged at will by any individual, no matter how highly credentialed. Tradition is, in fact, liberating to the extent that it witnesses to and puts us in touch with the truths of faith in such a way that they speak to us in our age or any age so that, by reason of the exercise of critical intelligence, they can continue to be developed in such a way that we see more clearly the demands of faith than did those who came before us."

Address of September 22, 1998 to the inaugural convocation of presidents and faculty members of Chicago-area Catholic colleges and universities

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A word made flesh leaves a...

Published at 2015-07-28 2:23PM

"A word made flesh leaves a community, a church which is itself sacramental, which goes about making invisible spiritual realities visible so they can be shared, especially in word and symbol. The church is a sacramental sign."

Address of September 22, 1998 to the inaugural convocation of presidents and faculty members of Chicago-area Catholic colleges and universities

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The adjective Catholic is not a mere

Published at 2015-07-28 2:22PM

"The adjective Catholic is not a mere extrinsic denomination in any case nor is it the object of definition by any individual or group in a university or elsewhere. It is rather the possession of the household of faith."

Address of September 22, 1998 to the inaugural convocation of presidents and faculty members of Chicago-area Catholic colleges and universities

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Bishops pastor the church, which is ...

Published at 2015-07-28 2:21PM

"Bishops pastor the church, which is the community of faith, and therefore our first accountability is to the faith itself and to the mission Christ entrusted to his church."

Address of September 22, 1998 to the inaugural convocation of presidents and faculty members of Chicago-area Catholic colleges and universities

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