Those of us who gave up biological fatherhood to embrace the counsel of celibate chastity did so fully cognizant that we were giving up a good — and a great good — of standing in the place of God the … Continue reading
I was stunned to read that the Giant’s Mark Strahan was pushing for same-sex “marriage.” In fact, this is what prompted David Tyree to speak out and give his support for the National Association for Marriage. Catholic OnLine: As an … Continue reading
CNA reports: Citizens of the island of Malta have voted to legalize divorce, making a choice that the country’s Catholic bishops have warned will lead to family breakdown and a loss of religious identity. Read more here.
CNA reports: Malta is the only European country that does not allow divorce. But this could change, depending on the outcome of a May 28 referendum in this tiny Mediterranean island nation of 408,000 people. Voters will decide the fate … Continue reading
Prescinding from the religious issue, there are so many other common sense reasons why any civilized society should outlaw polygamy for the common good. Some of those reasons — reasons I would never have thought of, since I don’t know … Continue reading
There is great sympathy across the world for the heartrending scenes coming from Japan. The feeling is a wholesome one. It is this pity for human suffering, one of the most noble traits of our fallen race, that God Himself … Continue reading
In late November, we were privileged to have in our chapel a High Mass for a couple’s fiftieth anniversary of marriage. It was a most edifying occasion, during which those gathered from near and far heard a beautiful sermon on … Continue reading
Those who oppose inherently unnatural unions being dignified with the name “marriage” are classified as members of “hate groups.” Add another feather to the anti-Christian cap of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Washington D.C., Dec 1, 2010 / 12:41 am … Continue reading
[Article by Cristina Alarcon, originally published on Mercator.net, republished under the terms of a Creative Commons license.] There is a huge effort today to protect the physical environment from the unintended effects of human activity. We have international agreements and … Continue reading
[The following is from The Framework of a Christian State by Rev. E. Cahill, S.J., Imprimi Potest: Eduardus, Archbishop of Dublin, May 23, 1932. Regarding the first part of this article, the subject is evidently very timely; read Johann Hari: … Continue reading
It’s not front page news, even in Catholic media, but it ought to be. We’ve had enough of the bad news during this Lent. Pietro Molla was a remarkable Catholic who lived a life of sacrifice along with his wife … Continue reading
Little Book of Instructions for Christian Mothers [continued] (from Mother Love – A Manual for Christian Mothers – by Rev. Pius Franciscus, O.M.Cap., 1926) On the Christian Training of Children Chapter XIII. – How a Christian Mother Should Prepare Her … Continue reading
Catholic News Service: Charity without justice is “only a forgery because charity requires that objectivity that is typical of justice and which must not be confused with inhumane coldness,” the pope said. Read full article here.
In a manner of speaking, yes. American Life League’s Katie Walker explains: A British researcher has added to the growing body of evidence showing the link between the birth control pill and the rise of the effeminate heartthrob. Dr Alexandra … Continue reading
CNA reports: Carlos Abarca visits his wife Erika Sotelo three times a day. She has been in a coma for the last fourteen years, after suffering complications during surgery at a hospital in Santiago. This devoted husband tells how his … Continue reading