He was a participant in the failed Beer Hall Putsch in and died on December 23 of that year, shortly after his release from Landsberg Prison , from a heart attack compounded by alcoholism and morphine addiction. He was buried in Berchtesgaden. Eckart was elevated to the status of a major thinker upon the establishment of Nazi Germany in , and was acknowledged by Hitler to be the spiritual co-founder of Nazism , and "a guiding light of the early National Socialist movement. Johann Dietrich Eckart was born on 23 March in Neumarkt , Upper Palatinate , about twenty miles southeast of Nuremberg in the Kingdom of Bavaria , the son of Christian Eckart, a royal notary and lawyer, and his wife Anna, a devout Catholic. Eckart's mother died when he was ten years old and he was expelled from several schools. In , his father died, leaving him a considerable amount of money that Eckart soon spent.
Miller, M. What follows is a summary of three articles by Cardinal Ratzinger on liturgical music which appeared in German journals during the years and were reprinted in English as part of the anthology, A New Song for the Lord: Faith in Christ and Liturgy Today. In an article entitled "Liturgie und Kirchenmusik" published in in Communio , Cardinal Ratzinger referred to the incompatibility between rock music and the liturgy of the Church. A storm of progressive protest ensued, most of it aimed at the messenger instead of arguing to the contrary. How can a theologian judge modern music? What right does a Curia official have to say how today's young people should participate in the Liturgy? Implicit in the controversy was the hackneyed caricature of Ratzinger as the Teutonic-academician-turned-doctrinal-watchdog.
Catholic theology of sexuality , like Catholic theology in general, is drawn from natural law ,  canonical scripture , divine revelation , and sacred tradition , as interpreted authoritatively by the magisterium of the Catholic Church. Sexual morality evaluates sexual behavior according to standards laid out by Catholic moral theology , and often provides general principles by which Catholics can evaluate whether specific actions meet these standards. The Catholic Church teaches that human life and human sexuality are inseparable. Because Catholics believe God created human beings in his own image and likeness and that he found everything he created to be "very good,"  the Catholic Church teaches that the human body and sex must likewise be good.
Father Olegario Gonzalez de Cardedal, a Spanish theologian and friend of Pope Benedict, made the below comments when presenting the second volume of the Pope's "Jesus of Nazareth". Man wants to be enlightened in his intelligence and this is the great debt of gratitude we owe the Pope. From the Congregation for Catholic Education's Decree on philosophy studies.