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About Don DeMarco, PhD

Dr. Donald DeMarco is a Senior Fellow of Human Life International and Professor Emeritus at St. Jerome’s University in Waterloo, Ontario.
  • The Circumcision

Achieving Peace in the New Year

The Road to Peace “If there is righteousness in the heart there will be beauty in the character.  If there is beauty in the character, there will be harmony in the home.  If there is harmony in the home, there will be order in the nation.  When there is order [...]

By |2019-11-06T22:26:32-05:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: News and Commentary|

Keeping Lines of Communication Open with God and Each Other

Man as Collaborator “Married people are the free and responsible collaborators with God the Creator in the most serious duty of transmitting human life,” reads the very first sentence of Humanae Vitae.  Explicit mention of God also occurs at least 24 times in the encyclical.  Then Pope Paul VI refers [...]

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Equal But Different: Complementarity of the Sexes

“Men and women are equal in dignity, complementary in mission.”—Pope Saint John XXIII Contraception as a Harmful Ideology One of the unintended side-effects of the widespread acceptance of contraception is the rejection of complementarity.  Contraception furthers inequality, in that it symbolizes the attempt to make the woman function as a [...]

By |2020-06-20T18:00:11-04:00June 29th, 2018|Categories: Contraception, Gender Issues, Marriage & Family|Tags: , , , |
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Blessed Pope Paul VI: Where Peace Comes From

Pope Paul VI Countering the World Blessed Pope Paul VI, who reigned as the Supreme Pontiff from 1963 to 1978, is closely associated with a single document, Humanae Vitae. This unfortunate reduction prevents many from realizing his entire contribution to life as a whole. For instance, in an official message [...]

By |2020-10-10T12:41:40-04:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , |
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Ontario Psychology Professor Hits Last Nerve of Gender Police

“Idea of a University” Runs Amok St. Thomas Aquinas wrote his Summa Contra Gentiles principally for the Mohammedans (Muslims).  As they did not accept the authority of either the Old or New Testaments, he wrote, “We must, therefore, have recourse to the natural reason, to which all men are forced [...]

By |2020-05-27T20:27:46-04:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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Cardinal Collins Debunks Trudeau’s Justification of Abortion

Church Speaks Out Archbishop of Toronto, Cardinal Thomas Collins In a Vatican news story published this week, Archbishop of Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins has come out swinging in defense of the Church. He termed the December ruling by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party, which requires employers [...]

By |2019-11-07T09:40:31-05:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |