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...]
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...]
Irreligion can be broken down into three categories. I will attempt to show how using contraception violates each subcategory of irreligion. In effect, I will show how using contraception violates the First Commandment, as a result. Hopefully this will help answer the question why is the Catholic Church against contraception.[click to continue...]
“Mutual masturbation.” That is how author and Notre Dame professor, Charles Rice describes contraceptive sex in his book, Fifty Questions on Natural Law (Ignatius Press: San Francisco, 1995, pg. 254). This seems like a crude assessment. Why would he say this? As Professor Rice describes in his book, contraceptive sex disrupts and even contradicts the […][click to continue...]
The Bishops of Canada have yet, to this day, to rescind the Winnipeg Statement. The official stance of the Catholic bishops of Canada is dissent on the question of contraception use.
Yet, Pope Pius VI rightly called contraceptive sex “intrinsically wrong” (n. 14).
How can something be intrinsically evil, and yet be permitted?
The scandal this causes must be enormous. To Catholics weak or naïve in their faith, this can prove spiritually deadly, not to mention physically and emotionally detrimental.[click to continue...]
There is a difference between serving the public and killing the public, as Fr. Frank Pavone likes to say. Any politician who thinks murdering children makes for a successful public policy should not be worthy of anyone’s vote. Yet, we see politicians stumping for the “right” to have one’s own child dismembered.[click to continue...]
Is using contraception a mortal sin?
Given its popularity among Christians, even Catholics, the answer could help determine the eternal fate of so many of its users.[click to continue...]
Christ predicted there would come a time when people would say “blessed are the barren.” Is this not the age we live in?[click to continue...]
Yet, contraception seeks to put a wall up between the spouses.
It says to one another, “I love you, except I reject your fertility.” Clearly, this is anything but a totality in exchange of persons during the conjugal act.