The Family – “St. Joseph’s Workshop”

“The family, the great workshop of love, is the first school, indeed, a lasting school where people are not taught to love with barren ideas, but with the incisive power of experience.” —February 13th Angelus Prayer, Vatican City, 1994 One of the many things I continue to admire in the life of Saint Pope John . . . Read more

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 man, which is to say, . . . Read more

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 given on January 1, 1977, . . . Read more

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 to give their assent.” But Jacques . . . Read more

Let Us Be Civilized

Richard Dawkins Was Wrong Richard Dawkins has an inveterate propensity for making news that is decidedly not newsworthy.  His Twitter feed just posted that his 2006 book, “The God Delusion,” has hit the top spot on Amazon UK’s Kindle bestseller list. Sad that an atheist, who says people should question what he calls the “strange, . . . Read more

Cardinal Collins Debunks Trudeau’s Justification of Abortion

Church Speaks Out 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 to sign an “attestation” to support abortion and other controversial “rights” before qualifying . . . Read more