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By David Warren, The Catholic Thing, June 3, 2022

David Warren is a former editor of the Idler magazine and columnist in Canadian newspapers. He has extensive experience in the Near and Far East. His blog, Essays in Idleness, is now to be found at: davidwarrenonline.com.

Note: Any Catholic who cares about the Church today has to be aware of many and varied threats, internal and external, to the Faith. And all coming at once. David Warren warns this morning about a situation in Canada that could very well spread elsewhere. These situations need to be stopped before they even get started. And the best way to do that is to publicize them and expose them for what they are. We have many responsibilities here at The Catholic Thing and we depend on your support to help us to fulfill them. We’re within just several thousand dollars now of our goal in our midyear fundraising campaign. Let’s get this done so that we can get back to our main business. – Robert Royal

David Warren
At the root of modern judicial theory, or at least in its vicinity, is the question of Money. The theory is seldom philosophically articulated, because it looks bad however it is put, but there is broad agreement “in principle.”

An injustice can be corrected by throwing money at it, including unbelievably huge sums of money, if the injustice is grave. That is the first part of the theory.

Of course, what is grave and what isn’t belongs to another section of modern theory, or of the “transvaluation of values” that Christians are now enduring.  …

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