Positive Law: Decreed and Promulgated

with Fr. Conrad Murphy

While we have already touched upon positive law in previous episodes discussing the different types of law, Fr. Conrad Murphy narrows in on it, addressing the necessity of a spelled out law. Why is natural law not enough? Listen up for your answer . . .

Further Resources:

  1. Online audio: Homily of Bishop Robert Barron where he touches on the importance of laws
  2. Online: Good, concise definition of positive law found on catholicculture.org
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Fr. Conrad Murphy is a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington and the chaplain of the University of Maryland Catholic Student Center (Go Terps!).  He has a License in Moral Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (The Angelicum) in Rome. He loves obscure saints, papal history, and every type of ice cream imaginable.