‘The Splendor of Truth – Pointing the Way to How We Should Live’

Posted August 7, 2018 8:51 am by Cardinal Donald Wuerl

‘The Splendor of Truth – Pointing the Way to How We Should Live’

Below is a reflection of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, on Pope Saint John Paul II’s encyclical Veritatis Splendor, published on Aug. 6, 2018, and published on Cardinal Wuerl’s blog:
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The encyclical Veritatis Splendor (The Splendor of Truth), by Pope Saint John Paul II, brings us face-to-face with one of the transcendent joys of Christ’s Church – its capacity to proclaim the truth clearly, unequivocally and pastorally.  Published 25 years ago today, on August 6, 1993, this magisterial document addresses one of the great issues of our time – human morality – and offers us the Church’s perennial response to the all-important

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