Those throwing vasectomy parties are, thus, guilty of scandalizing their friends and family. They are making light of a grave sin against their very nature as human beings. Those who attend such parties are culpable for doing so, as well. For they are condoning and encouraging those who commit to a future of sterile sex.[click to continue...]
The barren woman, if you pardon the simile, has become the sacred cow of our culture. [click to continue...]
But that’s where the contraceptive mentality leads: to entire generations who don’t want to ensure a generation replaces them. That’s where America is heading.[click to continue...]
The Catholic Church’s condemnation for abortifacient contraception remains pretty well established. Those running US Catholic hospitals would certainly be aware of the Church’s teaching. So, we can expect all such hospitals to comply and to never dispense the drugs, right? Well, not so much. According to Dr. Chris Kahlenborn, a member of the Catholic Medical […][click to continue...]
In the end, Galvin’s thesis reads, “[Humanae Vitae] substantially altered the traditional teaching by wiping the slate clean of centuries of doctrine and then propos[ed] an entirely new way to view marriage and procreation.”[click to continue...]
They have begun to make known their “preferred pronoun” they each wish to be called. Instead of he or she, ze and xe or some other made-up pronoun could be the way they wish to be called.
How did we get here? How did we get to the point where the political elites can claim there are more than two genders? Your grandparents would have never imagined this 40 years ago.[click to continue...]
If you’re unborn and an inconvenience, then you don’t have any “right” to exist any longer. If you’re old and too much of a burden, you become dispensable.
In essence, we live in a culture where certain people can decide certain other people’s lives are expendable.[click to continue...]
This case is about more than just conscientious objection. We are talking about abortifacients here. It is no coincidence that a medical professional’s legal right to conscience rights ended at the door step of abortion.[click to continue...]
Most people in our modern era can be accused of not doing much thinking about sex.
That is a funny assertion to make, I realize.
Our culture is saturated in sex, isn’t it?[click to continue...]
Finally, I imagine most every priest and deacon who preaches from the pulpit wants to be well-received. The consolation that comes from a pat on the back after a good sermon feels good. Thus, to broach on subjects that make people squirm in their seats means risking to be disliked.
Pope Saint John Paul II foresaw this and has an exhortation for those facing this human frailty.[click to continue...]