A necessary pedantry

Posted August 31, 2019 6:24 am by Fr John Hunwicke

A necessary pedantry

We often speak loosely about “the Church”. I fear I do it myself. In a prim, schoolmasterly fashion, I would like to sugest some rather important precisions.

(1) The Church, the Body of Christ, consists of the Church Triumphant; the Church Exspectant; the Church Militant. Heaven; Purgatory; Earth. We use “the Church” so commonly when we are talking only about the Chrch Militant.

The tempter

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