"The counsels are not only one state of life, they are in some sense the inner meaning of the whole Christian life made explicit. . . . Each state of life, and indeed the entire moral life, must ultimately look to them to see its 'inner form,' even while each retains its integrity as such."
"God is an event of love."
Epiphany of Love: Morality, Cosmology, and CultureLivio Melina
“Here one encounters ‘another self’ not only by seeing in the other a similarity but also because by associating with this other in his or her difference one now has oneself—one now has one’s ‘body’—all the more.”
The Icon as Visual Testimony to Personal ImmortalityMichael Meerson
Loving the World and More Than the World: Tragedy and Transcendence in Paul Claudel’s The Satin SlipperHolger Zaborowski
Europe in the Crisis of CulturesJoseph Ratzinger
The Renewal of Moral Theology: Perspectives of Vatican II and Veritatis splendorJoseph Ratzinger
ANT-OAR: Part III
A Response to the Joint Statement, “Production of Pluripotent Stem Cells by Oocyte Assisted Reprogramming”David L. Schindler
"The assertion that OAR enables us to create pluripotent stem cells without creating an embryo is certainly true only if the mechanistic philosophy mediating this claim is certainly true, which it is not."