Category Archives: Family

On Contraception: What is the Sense of the Faithful?

What is the sense of the faithful regarding the morality of contraception?  For that matter, what is meant by the expression “the sense of the faithful”? These questions came up for me earlier today, when I came across a blog post by Bishop Robert Lynch of St. Petersburg, Florida, which had been linked from RealClearReligion. [...]

What would the martyrs of the Church think about Belgium’s euthanasia law?

Late last week the country of Belgium became the first nation in the world to allow terminally ill persons of any age to be euthanized. The controversial bill was passed by Belgium’s Parliament 86-44 and is expected to be signed by Catholic King Philippe sometime in the coming days. Despite 60% of the Belgium population identifying as members of [...]

No Discussion, Please. We Want Diversity.

Oh that ignorant Catholic Church. Once again, it has a different view from those who preach “diversity.”   The Catholic Church in Poland has come under attack for apparently challenging “gender workshops,” a type of sex-ed class in the schools that present children with “alternatives” to permanent monogamous heterosexual relations. According to an article in Our Sunday Visitor, [...]

The United Nations uses images of Mother Teresa to promote its anti-Catholic agenda

Remember the U.N.’s Free and Equal campaign? I wrote about it back in July of 2013 when Desmond Tutu, one of the initiative’s spokespersons, proudly proclaimed that he would rather go to hell than serve a God that doesn’t let homosexuals have “basic human rights.” Free and Equal claims to advance the cause of non-discrimination [...]

Pope Francis and the Chaput Shocker

Barely two months ago the ecclesiastical news circuit was rocked with the revelation that Pope Francis had decided not to renew Cardinal Burke’s membership on the Congregation for Bishops. The New York Times, NPR, NBC and a host of other secular and Catholic news outlets went berserk, seeing in Pope Francis’ decision the promise of [...]

The Silenced Children

Every life is precious, and deserves the chance to live. This is the clear and concise belief the pro-life movement, and everyone who participates in the pro-life movement. In the pro-life movement, we constantly hear stories of girls who “aren’t ready to have a baby”, and women who “don’t have the resources to raise a [...]

Kudos to Katie Couric

This doesn’t happen often, but I have something positive to say about a major media personality. Here is a report by Katie Couric (for her new talk show) about sex trafficking. Sex trafficking is exploitation of women and children and it’s a huge problem in our society, but also at major events like the Super [...]

Saving Social Security and Marriage–and the World!

During his State of the Union address, President Obama made the obligatory reference to “equal pay for equal work” as part of a larger public debate which has been going on for some time now. There have been numerous articles in liberal and conservative publications, countless white papers, and an endless parade of political pundits [...]

Creative Schooling

This week is National School Choice Week, and while events around the country in support of this effort continue to grow, American schooling continues, in many ways, to become more and more centralized.  The U.S. Department of Justice is still trying to deport homeschooling asylum-seekers, and to attack state-level school choice programs.  Even the Fordham [...]


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