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The Ethics of Artificial Reproductive Technologies

The very probability that we may be faced with a human person in the full sense constitutes, in my opinion, an absolute veto against any type of [in‑vitro] experimentation. ― Father Bernard Häring.1   Introduction Assisted reproductive technology is one of the most complex moral fields debated today.  It is [...]

Anderson Cooper, Abandoned Ukraine Babies, and the Problem with Surrogacy

Earlier this month, CNN journalist Anderson Cooper made a surprise on-air announcement: “On Monday, I became a father,” announced a visibly moved Cooper. Every new life is a miracle and a gift. Wyatt Morgan Cooper (the newborn baby) is a miracle and a gift. His life is a thing to [...]

Scorn and Hatred for Christian Charity During Covid-19

Anti-Christian Bigotry has Poisoned our Civic Discourse Much of the power of the parable of the Good Samaritan stems from the fact that, at the time of Jesus, the Samaritans and the Jews were long-time enemies. So deep did their divisions go that they typically refused to have anything to [...]

The Decade Marriage Died

Less than a decade ago, President Barack Obama was opposed to same-sex “marriage.” So was just about everybody else. Legislatures and pluralities of people in state after state voted in favor of marriage amendments that defined marriage as the union of a man and a woman. I can vividly remember [...]

By |2020-05-27T20:05:58-04:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , |

Trusting God through Infertility

What are good and faithful Catholics supposed to do when they encounter the anguish or despair in life that comes from an inability to do something they desperately want and that seems so natural—like having children? How should we apply our ability to trust to a situation like this? Proverbs [...]

By |2020-05-27T19:56:16-04:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Marriage & Family, Reproductive Technology|Tags: , , |
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The LGBT Doctrine of Intolerance

Normalizing LGBT Ideology A depressingly true image has been making the rounds on social media. I can’t seem to find the original right now. But if I recall correctly, the text on the image goes something like this: “2009: How will legalizing gay marriage personally affect you? 2019: Celebrate this [...]

By |2020-05-27T20:15:43-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: News and Commentary, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |