HIV/AIDS

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Is Homosexuality Really as Healthy as Heterosexuality?

Despite the scientific evidence to the contrary, pro-homosexual groups tend to insist that living the homosexual “lifestyle” is just as healthy as heterosexuality.  Some of the claims made by pro-homosexual groups are ridiculous on their face.  For example, in its comically-misnamed Intelligence Report, the Southern Poverty Law Center claimed: MYTH [...]

By |2020-05-27T19:52:00-04:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Marriage & Family|Tags: , , |
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‘Petition on Hormonal Contraceptives’: The Real Effects of Hormonal Birth Control

Breast cancer. Cervical cancer. Depression. Mood disorders. Suicide. Multiple sclerosis. Ulcerative colitis. Venous thromboembolism. Inflammatory bowel disease. Systemic lupus erythematosus. Cystitis. Crohn’s disease. Urogenital effects. Cardiovascular events. Increased chance of HIV transmission. Your doctor rattled off those words like he was calling roll in a classroom. But each one made [...]

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Papua New Guinea Diocese Marks World AIDS Day the Catholic Way

Agreed: Condoms Do Not Prevent AIDS Proliferation On Saturday the Catholic Diocese of Alotau, in Papua New Guinea, celebrated World HIV AIDS Day today, a day ahead of its actual celebration on 1st Dec. As a shepherd of souls for a diocese containing only 24 priests responsible for over 54,000 [...]

By |2019-12-05T20:48:35-05:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |

Contraception and Challenges of False Compassion

Troubling rumors have been swirling around Rome for months now about an alleged papal commission tasked with undertaking an "historical review" of Saint Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humanae Vitae. Despite initial denials about the existence of the commission, it appears that a Vatican official has just confirmed that there is, [...]

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Defending the Truth about Marriage and Family

Ever since St. John Paul II created the World Meeting of Families in 1994, the tri-annual event has served as a powerful celebration of the Catholic Church’s teachings on the nature and value of the family. That’s why I was so distressed to hear about the confusing information included in [...]

By |2019-11-05T21:53:06-05:00November 6th, 2017|Categories: News and Commentary, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , , |

Should Serodiscordant Couples be Permitted to Use Condoms?

There are times when priests, ministers and pro-life activists encounter what might be called the “ultimate hard case” involving condoms.  This is the situation where a husband and wife are serodiscordant; one is HIV positive and the other is not.  The question inevitably arises as to whether or not they [...]

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Contraceptive Brief: Condoms

We are all familiar with the liberal rule of thumb “Never waste a crisis.”  The AIDS epidemic in Africa and the prevalence of teen pregnancy in the United States have given the “family planners” ideal excuses to spread the condom far and wide, not only in the United States but [...]