“Steeped in Romanity” — Fr. Victor-Alain Berto

Articles written, translated or selected by John S. Daly

The guiding star of this site is fidelity to Rome.

From torrid south to frozen north,
The wave harmonious stretches forth,
Yet strikes no chord more true to Rome’s,
Than rings within our hearts and homes.
Cardinal Wiseman

The Relations of the Church to Society

Father Edmund O'Reilly S.J.$25.00

The Relations of the Church to Society Father Edmund O’Reilly may safely be judged the foremost Irish theologian of the nineteenth century. In his celebrated letter to the Duke of Norfolk, Cardinal Newman appeals to him as “one of the first theologians of the day”. Of the present work Dr W. G. Ward of the Dublin Review writes that it “cannot but be of signal benefit to the Catholic reader in these anxious and perilous times”. Clear, exact and perfectly orthodox, Father O’Reilly explains the whole of Catholic doctrine about the relations of Church and State, particularly those points that are most contested by the Church’s enemies or least understood by uninstructed Catholics. The explanation of the Church’s traditional attitude to religious liberty, the theological explanation of the Great Western Schism, the precise extent of the infallibility of the Pope and of the Church are of particular interest in the twenty-first century.

Tags: Church and State, Religious Liberty, Theology
Width: 6
Height: 9
Weight: 1.13 lb
Number of pages: 301
Date of publication: January 11, 2010
Binding: Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior ink: Black & white