“In fact, from the very first instant of the human being’s life is characterized by the fact that it is human life and for this reason possesses its own dignity everywhere and in spite of all (cf. Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Dignitas Personae). Otherwise, we should always be threatened by the risk of an exploitative use of science, with the inevitable consequence of slipping into arbitrary decisions, discrimination and the financial interest of the strongest.[click to continue...]
Or how about the fact that these women are coming face-to-face with the father of their future child? So what if they didn’t pick him out of a catalog?
At least they get to put a face to their benefactor. They get to meet the stranger, whose baby they are paying him to carry for themselves![click to continue...]
“This moral condemnation also regards procedures that exploit living human embryos and fetuses-sometimes specifically ‘produced’ for this purpose by in vitro fertilization—either to be used as ‘biological material’ or as providers of organs or tissue for transplants in the treatment of certain diseases. The killing of innocent human creatures, even if carried out to help others, constitutes an absolutely unacceptable act” (Evangelium Vitae, 63).[click to continue...]
“Even if the presence of a spiritual soul cannot be ascertained by empirical data, the results themselves of scientific research on the human embryo provide ‘a valuable indication for discerning by the use of reason a personal presence at the moment of the first appearance of a human life: how could a human individual not be a human person?’[click to continue...]
It seems no matter where you turn, Bruce Jenner changing gender supposedly keeps popping up in the news. Media outlets continue to print and air his botoxed mug shot to garner ratings.
I have a theory as to why they bludgeoned us with JennerMania for months on end. At the end of this article, please leave me a comment whether you think I am onto something.[click to continue...]
As Heyer points out on his site, no surgeon can possible change the DNA of a single person. Thus, the sex someone is born with is the one they will remain till the day they die.[click to continue...]
Set aside your biases and just go along with this thought experiment for a moment.
Imagine our society followed the teaching of the Catholic Church on sexual ethics. What would our world look like?[click to continue...]
Sex trafficking, as well, remains a horrific crime that must be eradicated. No doubt, those who can kidnap women, rape them, sell them as property, and so forth have black hearts. Hearts that were turned cold by porn, unquestionably.[click to continue...]
In your worship of self, everyone else exists to please you. This includes children, too.
Thus, if you engage in the mad science of in vitro fertilization, this serves as your rationale.
Children are commodities. They are accessories. They serve a purpose. They are things for your consumption.[click to continue...]
1. THOU SHALL MAKE THYSELF GOD
Original: “Thou shall have no other gods before me” (Ex 20:3).
You idolize sexual pleasure and sensual stimulation, as the Culture of Death instructs you. This causes you to seek out excitement and depend upon it for your happiness.
If you’re not happy, then clearly everyone else is to blame. This world is all about you, after all.[click to continue...]