The Death Penalty in Light of the Ontology of the Person: The Significance of Evangelium VitaeThomas R. Rourke
"Our understanding of the wrongfulness of contraception . . . will only be as good as our theology of marriage."
"Ultimately, then, the free person is the one who is a son, who recognizes God's paternity as a grace."
"The world must be given back [its[ sacramental quality, its dimension of mystery, . . . such a reorientation . . . would spell the final demise of mechanism as the paradigm of cosmic order."
"Only when the person is struck and opened up by Christ in his inmost depth can the other also be inwardly touched, can there be reconciliation in the Holy Spirit, can true community grow."