There are some attacks on human dignity that are so egregious that, to the extent that they are defended by a society, they preclude that society from claiming to be “just.” Abortion is one such attack. The very concept of human rights is meaningless if among those rights is not included the universal right to…

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Last week, I wrote about how the success of the obscene new “song” WAP by Cardi-B has exposed the near-total inversion of truth and moral values in our culture. While the song objectifies women in the worst way, and features lyrics so obscene and pornographic that they beggar belief, it has widely been praised for…

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Pornification of Our Culture, Sexual Grooming, and the Truth about Freedom [T]he law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.     ─ Romans 8:2 Parents, pay attention to what your children are listening to. That is the first lesson from the stratospheric success of…

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Anti police riots

This loss of the sense of faith is the deep root of the crisis of civilization that we are experiencing. As in the first centuries of Christianity, when the Roman Empire was collapsing, all human institutions today seem to be on the path of decadence. Relations between people, whether political, social, economic, or cultural, are…

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The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? ─ Psalm 27:1 “Be not afraid!” Several times in the Bible these words are spoken either by Christ to His disciples, or by angels to those chosen for some…

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Over at First Things last week, Prof. Robert George published a clever thought experiment. Prof. George, in case you don’t know, is one of the rarest of specimens these days – an openly and proudly pro-life, pro-family, and faithfully Catholic faculty member at an Ivy League university, in this case Princeton University. In his article,…

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Over the past decade the Democrat party has been careening towards the radical left, occupied these days by an intolerant cabal of ideological extremists whose main concerns include the unrestricted right to choose an abortion, whether toddlers are being sufficiently affirmed in their “transgender” identity, and how to expunge every person with the slightest conservative…

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I try very hard not to let my emotions get the best of me, but there are those rare occasions when my ire is raised, and I cannot contain my outrage. Such a moment occurred a few days ago when a colleague in Oceania shared a story that involved a young pregnant woman who is…

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