Is Euthanasia a Slippery Slope?

According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, “Human life is sacred because from its beginning it involves the creative action of God. . . . God alone is the Lord of life from its beginning until its end: no one can under any circumstance claim for himself the right directly to destroy an innocent . . . Read more

Do Some Products Contain Fetal Parts?

The short gruesome answer: Yes. Today’s consumer products are not the soap and lampshades of recycled Nazi concentration camp victims. The new utilitarian use of people is a sophisticated enterprise, not visible to the human eye. Fetal Parts in Daily Life Perhaps you are a diligent supporter and promoter of pro-life legislation, only vote for . . . Read more

Five Ways to Help an Unbelieving Spouse

Marriage is fraught with countless challenges—home ownership, finances, children, jobs, navigating the good days and the bad, and sometimes even just getting along. Being married to your best friend—someone who shares your likes and dislikes—is a blessing and makes life fun and exciting. Even your differences can be fun. Maybe his prankster personality makes you . . . Read more

Physician-Assisted Suicide for Terminally Ill Patients

“[T]he value of life can today undergo a kind of “eclipse”, even though conscience does not cease to point to it as a sacred and inviolable value,  as is evident in the tendency to disguise certain crimes against life in its early or final stages by using innocuous medical terms which distract attention from the . . . Read more

Is Remarrying after Divorce a Sin?

The Beauty of Catholic Marriage   Is remarrying after divorce a sin? To answer this question from a Catholic viewpoint, we must first understand what Catholic marriage is. The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines marriage as “the matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole . . . Read more

5 Facts about Altruistic Surrogacy

Surrogacy is the process of conceiving a child by in vitro fertilization (IVF) or artificial insemination, then implanting the embryo in the womb of a woman (called the surrogate) who is not the intended mother of the child. Once the child is born, the surrogate gives the child to the intended parents. Altruistic surrogacy is a . . . Read more

The 7 “Pros” and Cons of Surrogacy

Surrogacy: Some Background Info This article is meant to be an overview of the types of surrogacy that are being discussed openly in the public square, so Catholics may be informed of the types of surrogacy and moral issues surrounding them. It must be stated right from the outset that there are no true “pros” . . . Read more

Healing Today’s Largely Fatherless Culture

How We Know God is “Father” and not “Mother” The lack of a true vision of fatherhood is one of the tragedies of today’s culture. At the practical level, we live in a fatherless society. Fathers are not only many times physically absent from their children, they are also spiritually and morally absent as well. . . . Read more

31+ Negative Effects of the Pill

There are over 31 negative effects of the pill.[1] Here’s a quick list: Heart attacks Cancers Anaphylaxis Sudden total or partial blindness Environment poisoning Pulmonary embolisms Early abortion High blood pressure Dizziness and fainting Abdominal discomfort, bloating, and pain Gall bladder problems, including gallstones Inflammation of the pancreas Nausea and vomiting Fluid accumulation Long-term hormonal . . . Read more

The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae IV

The Second Prediction: Men Would Lose Respect for Women The second prediction of Paul VI in Humanae Vitae, no. 17, was that if people resorted to contraception, men would lose respect for women: Another effect that gives cause for alarm is that a man who grows accustomed to the use of contraceptive methods may forget . . . Read more