I’ve been working my way through Caritas in Veritate for what seems like forever now. And even though I’m halfway through, I already know that I will need to reread as soon as I finish because there is so much packed into those 30,000 words. When we were told that the new symposium would be “Mercy and Killing”, I knew two things.
1.) That I knew nothing about such topics, beyond that I constantly beg for mercy from God, while not entirely grasping the full implication of such a prayer.
2.) That somehow, Caritas in Veritate would have something to say about it.
Imagine my relief when I found that Fr. Robert Barron has a youtube video explaining Caritas in Veritate!
So without further ado: