The Bible & Catholic Church on Emancipation
St. Landry Parish catholic school reflecting on role in slavery
Slavery and Christianity by Father Brian Larkin
Slavery and Christianity.
What is the meaning of being a slave for a Catholic?
Job 7:1-4, 6-7:
1- Is not human life on earth just conscript service? Do we not live a hireling's life?
2- Like a slave, sighing for the shade, or a hireling with no thought but for his wages,
3- I have months of futility assigned to me, nights of suffering to be my lot.
4- Lying in bed I wonder, 'When will it be day?' No sooner up than, 'When will evening come?' And crazy thoughts obsess me till twilight falls.
6- Swifter than a weaver's shuttle my days have passed, and vanished, leaving no hope behind.
7- Remember that my life is but a breath, and that my eyes will never again see joy.
First Corinthians 9...
Are There Contradictions In The Application of Moral Teaching in the Catholic Church?
Trent Horn explains to a caller who is living chastely in an invalid marriage why he is allowed to enter the Church but is not allowed on a retreat, and lists the steps he can take to rectify the situation.
After his conversion to the Catholic Faith, Trent Horn earned a master's degree in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in philosophy from Holy Apostles College.
He serves as a staff apologist for Catholic Answers and specializes in teaching Catholics to graciously and persuasively engage tho...
Myths about the Catholic Church II. Slavery Policy Historically? Morality?
Fr. Joe Shea explains the Church's Historical policy against slavery. Have moral teachings evolved or stayed the same for 2,000 years? Explanations and arguments outlining the truth!
“Christianity & Slavery in the U.S.” – Church History II, Video 28
How did different denominations in the U.S. respond to slavery? In this video, the Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Austin, Texas, highlights varying 18th- and 19th-century religious views on slavery, slaves & slaveholders!
Pope urges people to unite and fight slavery and human trafficking
Pope Francis urged people of all religions and cultures on Thursday to unite to fight modern slavery and human trafficking, saying in his first Mass of 2015 that everyone had a God-given right to be free.
The service at St. Peter's Basilica marks the Roman Catholic Church's World Day of Peace. This year's theme is "No Longer Slaves, but Brothers and Sisters."
"All of us are called to be free, all are called to be sons and daughters, and each, according to his or her own responsibilities, is ca…
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"Philemon" -- Pauline Letters, Video 14
How much do you know about Paul's shortest letter? In this video, the Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Austin, Texas, elucidates Paul's "discipleship of equals" and his suggestions on how to treat runaway slaves.
Religion's role in anti-slavery movement
This January marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the 1863 Civil War document that paved the way in ending slavery in the U.S.
"Slaves and Sons" Dr. Scott Hahn
Clip from "Abba or Allah: The Difference it Makes"
Dr. Scott Hahn
Defending the Faith Conference, Franciscan University of Steubenville
Paul, Philemon and Slavery
The letter of St. Paul to Philemon is explained by a Catholic priest and theologian. The situation of slavery in the Roman Empire is explained and the role that Onesimus played in the early Church speculated on.
How did Christian slave owners justify slavery?
Acton Media's seventh short video from their new documentary The Birth of Freedom features Susan Wise Bauer, author of The History of the Ancient World. She addresses the question, "How did Christian slave owners justify slavery?", describing how slave owners operated under a false (prescriptive instead of descriptive) understanding of the New Testament's teaching concerning slavery.