1Peter5, Maike Hickson: Cardinal Christoph Schönborn continues to make news with various heterodox and equivocal messages coming out from his Diocese of Vienna, Austria. Not long ago, we reported on his website’s promotion the gender theory; now the Parish Bulletin for … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Dustin Siggins: On Saturday, a Massachusetts law that could throw pastors in jail for using biologically correct pronouns took effect. But you wouldn’t know that from The Associated Press’ article on the matter. Quoting in part: Advocates for … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews: The Catholic archbishop of the Argentinean city of La Plata is under investigation by the country’s “discrimination” police for condemning the modern acceptance of sexual promiscuity and “unnatural” unions, according to local media sources. Read the rest here.
Just last week there were eulogies in the Catholic media for the oldest bishop of the U.S., Peter Gerety of Newark, NJ, who died at 104. He was the bishop who threatened our good friend, the late Father Paul Wickens, with … Continue reading
Rorate Caeli: A Declaration of Fidelity to the Church’s Unchangeable Teaching on Marriage and to Her Uninterrupted Discipline was disclosed today by a group of 78  Catholic personalities, including cardinals, bishops, priests, eminent scholars, leaders of pro-family and pro-life organizations … Continue reading
Anthony Esolen, Crisis Magazine: On my way to work at Providence College, I pass by two notable murals painted on concrete retaining walls to edify motorists passing by. One of them is executed in the brightly colored style of a … Continue reading
LifeNews: Amid a rash of violence in the Philippines, the country’s Catholic bishops issued a statement on Thursday crying for mercy toward every human life. The bishops reminded Catholics that abortion, terrorism, murder and other attacks on human life are … Continue reading
1Peter5, Maike Hickson: On 2 September, LifeSiteNews published a trenchant critique of the new Vatican Sexual Education Program. The author of this critique, Dr. Rick Fitzgibbons, the director of the Institute for Marital Healing outside Philadelphia, strongly opposes this new program which … Continue reading
During one of our conversations in late 2002—as the build up for the Iraq war was increasing, to include “the psychological preparation of the battlefield” on the home front—Joe Sobran suddenly said, and to me unforgettably: “It can take men … Continue reading
This is such a betrayal, no words can lessen the outrageous affront to innocence and parental authority. Catholic Culture: In a study released today, the Cardinal Newman Society reported significant flaws in the high school sex education program made available during World Youth Day … Continue reading
Living Up to the Fourth Commandment — Honor thy Father and Mother The Antidote in Correcting the Behavior of Unruly Children As a practicing psychologist for over forty years, I have worked with more than my share of unruly children … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Jimmy Akin: Every year in August, people take to the blogosphere to debate the morality of the U.S. nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which took place in August of 1945. This year, physicist Tom Hartsfield has a piece … Continue reading
LifeNews: Abortion is now the official state-preferred choice for Illinois women in unexpected pregnancies, after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed Senate Bill 1564 into law Friday afternoon. Rauner, a Republican, held veto power over the legislation—which Democrats pushed through on a strictly … Continue reading
Father Chad Ripperger, in an eight and a half minute sermon, answers this question with scholastic acumen and competence. The bottom line is that neither is evil unless abused.
The Tablet: A senior bishop has said that the Church in Poland will refuse communion to divorced and remarried Catholics despite the landmark family document from Pope Francis which opened up the possibility. Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki, the President of the Polish … Continue reading