The Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) makes an immensely important distinction, “A child is not something owed to one, but is a gift” (paragraph 2378). Thus, a couple unable to conceive does face a difficult cross to bear, but does not have a “right” to conceive a child outside of the conjugal act (CCC 2377).[click to continue...]
That’s right… God, Mr. Killjoy is commanding us all NOT to make ourselves slaves to unworthy entities. And yet, society would have you believe God is out to rob you of your freedom to turn you into a prude.[click to continue...]
Have you ever thought about the connection between the Eucharist, which Christ established that night, and the conjugal act between a husband and a wife?
Were you aware there was a connection?
Let’s look at this deeper…[click to continue...]
You know the saying, truth is stranger than fiction. Meet Bertold Wiesner. He was a British biologist who ran a fertility clinic from the 1940s to 1960s with the help of his wife, Mary Barton. He claimed to have helped infertile, British women conceive 1,500 children through artificial insemination. That is, by directly injecting sperm […][click to continue...]
One prominent Catholic author and speaker recently took the extreme position of calling for the debate to be over: all Catholics ought to be practicing NFP, he claims.[click to continue...]
There are Catholics today practicing NFP who are unaware there even was a condition on which their periodic continence can be observed.[click to continue...]
How can you claim to be pro-life, yet ever support a war?
After all, lives are taken in war.
Innocent people, most of whom are women and children, die as collateral damage in war. Can this ever be excused?
The time to sit on our hands has long passed.[click to continue...]
One in six couples is said to face infertility issues. Couples incapable of conceiving on their own carry a heavy load of disappointment, confusion, anger, or even guilt. They rightly maintain a desire to bear and to raise children. Barrenness remains a cross for married couples to bear, which the Catholic Church takes seriously. What […][click to continue...]