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  • Wikipedia states: Note that the King James Version uses both the words charity and love to translate the idea of caritas / ἀγάπη: sometimes it uses one, sometimes the other, for the same concept.

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  • Wikipedia states: Note that the King James Version uses both the words charity and love to translate the idea of caritas / ἀγάπη: sometimes it uses one, sometimes the other, for the same concept.

    Charity or Love ?

  • VIII, 10, and frequently) honours with the name caritas the mere love for good and any good motion of the will whatsoever.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Innocent III addressed precisely this issue in his letter to the archbishop of Arles (1202) when reciting the heretics 'argument that little children would receive no benefit from baptism because they lacked three things: "They neither understand nor consent, and they do not have caritas, which is amply imparted in those who understand and consent."

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Both can be used to translate the word "caritas" agape, the highest form of Love.

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  • Both can be used to translate the word "caritas" agape, the highest form of Love.

    Charity or Love ?

  • In an earlier segment of this interview, printed last week, the cardinal spoke to this more specific issue, suggesting that the guiding principle for bishops considering withholding Communion from pro-abortion politicians in their dioceses should be "caritas in veritate" or "charity in truth" - the title of the Pope's recent encyclical.

    Prefect of the CDW: "The future of humanity is in the liturgy"

  • Pope Benedict has given us an initial stab at the challenge in Deus caritas est in his treatment of the relationship between eros and agape and the transformation of disordered eros into an ordered eros that provides the vitality for agape love.

    Pope John Paul II

  • Pope Benedict has given us an initial stab at the challenge in Deus caritas est in his treatment of the relationship between eros and agape and the transformation of disordered eros into an ordered eros that provides the vitality for agape love.

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  • Those who proclaim God as love unto the end, must give the witness of love: devoted to the suffering in love, fending off hatred and enmity - the social dimension of the Christian Faith, of which I have spoken in the encyclical "Deus caritas est".

    Papal Letter about the Lifting of the SSPX Excommunications - the Letter Itself

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  • The Christian virtue of charity.


    See agape.

    January 15, 2018