Tag Archives: Humanae Vitae
In The Catholic Medical Quarterly, Father Thomas Crean, O.P. presents easily understood arguments to affirm that Pope Paul VI’s condemnation of birth control falls under supreme magisterial doctrine. Sadly, we all know married Catholics who attend Mass on Sunday and are using and have used the pill, and they receive Communion unrepentant. They refused to accept Humanae Vitae or natural law arguments. There were and … More →
Catholic Exchange, Pat Buchanan: Anyone who believes America’s culture wars are behind her should have started out Friday reading The Washington Times. The headlines on the three top stories on page one read: “California judges asked to say if they are gay.” “‘Tebow Bill’ for home-schoolers dies in Virginia Senate panel.” “Opt-out on birth control defeated in Senate.” Read full column here.
Pat Buchanan was recently fired from MSNBC after a ten-year association. Pat and I worship at the same extraordinary-rite Sunday Mass in the nation’s capital, but I haven’t had a chance to speak to him since his firing. I have read a column he wrote about it. His contract was terminated when MSNBC buckled under pressure from groups outraged by his most recent book, Suicide … More →
Here is a clip from the Business Insider article: Here’s the thing, though: the Catholic Church is the world’s biggest and oldest organization. It has buried all of the greatest empires known to man, from the Romans to the Soviets. It has establishments literally all over the world, touching every area of human endeavor. It’s given us some of the world’s greatest thinkers, from Saint … More →
I remember while attending Brother Francis’ philosophy courses in the 1980s how excited he got over an article written by Father John C. Ford on the philosophy of Chief Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. The article was quite long, forty or more pages, but he read from it each class until he finished it. It was titled “Totalitarian Justice Holmes.” Sometime earlier Father Ford had exposed … More →