Morals

To Vote or Not?

The full force of the nation’s quadrennial general-election campaign season is about to hit us. It will not occur to the majority of the nation’s voters who identify as Catholic to assess candidates in the light of teachings of the … Continue reading

Anti-Life

I don’t know about you, but old enough as I am to remember how the killing of more than 200,000 Japanese civilians in the nuclear obliteration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, especially the technological feat of accomplishing it with a single … Continue reading

Triumphant Voices in Germany

The official website of the German Bishops, katholisch.de, is full of praise for Amoris Laetitia. Well-known experts who have been expressing many heterodox positions during the earlier discussions on marriage and family, seem now convinced that their expectations have been … Continue reading

Amoris Laetitia Rundown

The Holy Father’s much awaited post-synodal apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, has been released. A summary of it may be read at Rorate Caeli. Here are links to commentaries on Pope Francis’ work, commentaries we have helpfully categorized according to what may … Continue reading

On Abortion and the Occult

Judie Brown, Renew America: Consider this example as well. Inside the walls of the Summit Women’s Center, an abortion clinic in Connecticut, a sign on the waiting room wall reads: “The staff in this office does sacred work and though you … Continue reading

Nothing Better to Do Sister?

My father was a volunteer with the Legion of Decency. Men would go to stores with certificates for store owners to put in their windows saying that their establishment does not sell (or at least display) pornography. The Legion didn’t … Continue reading

Anger Issues

Anger is a vice that seems to be on the increase, with the country splitting at the seams of religion, class, race, party, and ideology. Pat Buchanan refers to this as the “balkanization” of America. At the opposite moral extreme … Continue reading