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What Does the Bible Say about Abortion?

Pro-abortionists sometimes claim that there is nothing forbidding abortion in the Bible.  For example: Ex-priest Daniel C. Maguire says, "There has been no systematic thinking in Jewish Christian tradition on abortion.  There is nothing in the Bible on it."1 Roy Bowen Ward, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Religion at Miami University [...]

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Church Teachings on Euthanasia

Once any human being becomes worthless or expendable, all are reduced from an absolute to a relative value and no two human beings would be of equal worth, thus demolishing the very foundation of moral order....By devaluing life ― the life of the unborn, the elderly, the comatose patient, the [...]

By |2020-06-08T11:35:10-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Euthanasia|Tags: , , , , |
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Does Abortion Really Incur Excommunication?

What Exactly Is Excommunication? Excommunication is a sanction that deprives a Catholic of all participation in the common blessings of the society of the Church.1  It is the most serious penalty the Church can inflict, and is used only in the most severe cases.  The excommunicated person remains a Catholic [...]

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What Does the Bible Say about Homosexuality?

The explicit root-and-branch rejection of morality by gays has been real, pervasive, and baleful in its effect on both the quality of life that we create for ourselves within the [gay] community, and our P.R. [public relations] with straights....There's a simpler, darker reason why many gays choose to live without [...]

By |2020-07-14T13:26:47-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Marriage & Family, The Church on Marriage|Tags: , |
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Why Not Abortion if it Sends Babies Straight to Heaven?

Most women understandably feel some degree of guilt about having an abortion.  After all, abortion is a grossly unnatural act, and people who believe in God (as most aborting women do to varying degrees) have difficulty justifying the deliberate killing of a child that they know was willed into existence [...]

By |2020-05-08T13:08:37-04:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Abortion, The Church on Abortion|Tags: , , , |
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Coronavirus, the Dignity of Work, and the Common Good

The Dignity of the Human Person, Work, and the Common Good “In work, the person exercises and fulfills in part the potential inscribed in his nature. The primordial value of labor stems from man himself, its author and its beneficiary. Work is for man, not man for work. Everyone should [...]

Telling Signs of the Failure to Teach Perennial Catholic Truths

Faith in Jesus Christ, who is “the way, the truth, and the life” (Jn 14:6), calls Christians to exert a greater effort in building a culture which, inspired by the Gospel, will reclaim the values and contents of the Catholic Tradition. The presentation of the fruits of the spiritual, intellectual [...]

Standing for Truth Against the Spirit of the Age

What happened to a Catholic parish in Ireland over the Christmas holidays is a distressing example of the growing intolerance towards, and vilification of, even the mildest expressions of religious doctrine that go against the spirit of the age. Unfortunately, it also appears to be another example of the growing [...]

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The Vaccines Debate Landscape

Photo by Hyttalo Souza Vaccines are in the news these days, but many Americans are up in arms: Some say vaccines injured or killed their children, Many are horrified that some vaccines are made with cell lines from aborted babies, and Some want to abolish government mandates that deny [...]

By |2020-01-09T21:44:22-05:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |

South Carolina Priest Rightly Refused to Give Joe Biden Holy Communion

"Body & Blood" by Josh Applegate Reverend Robert Morey, pastor of Saint Anthony Catholic Church in Florence, South Carolina, withheld Holy Communion from presidential candidate Joe Biden (D). Father Morey takes the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist so seriously that his parish has a 24/7 adoration [...]

By |2020-01-18T18:48:25-05:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |