May 17, 2018 – Talk About a Human Rights Violation: How Heterologous Assisted Reproduction Harms Children and Violates International Human Rights Law

http://avemarialaw-international-law-journal.avemarialaw.edu/Content/ILJ/articles/Healy%204-6%20Vol.%207%20Final.pdf See Michael A.Vacca, Talk About a Human Rights Violation: How Heterologous Assisted Reproduction Harms Children and Violates International Human Rights Law, at 53 et. seq.5 Therefore, all heterologous ART is contrary to international human rights law, especially the anonymous sort. Thus, states have a legal duty to prohibit all techniques used to achieve this […]

May 16, 2018 – The Deception of the Modern Day Pharisees

https://www.catholicjournal.us/2018/05/16/the-deception-of-the-modern-day-pharisees/ If you are reading this and sense that you have fallen into a bit of “Catholic pharisaism,” please do not worry, but simply go to confession and give your heart back to the Lord. Ask the Lord to reveal Himself to you in the Sacraments, in the Priesthood, in the maternal intercession of Mary […]

May 9, 2018 – The Leadership the Church Needs: Avoiding the Two C’s of Clericalism and Cowardice

https://www.catholicjournal.us/2018/05/09/the-leadership-the-church-needs-avoiding-the-two-cs-of-clericalism-and-cowardice/ As laity, we must recognize that it is very difficult to be a courageous, loving leader of Christ’s flock. Without our prayers, many of our beloved shepherds will fall prey to clericalism or moral cowardice. In addition to praying for our priests and bishops, we need to affirm them when they effectively lead their flock. A […]

May 4, 2018 – The Sexless Life When Sex Is God

https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/05/sex-is-god-for-incel-sexless/ The men of the incel movement are pursuing a god they can’t have. They’re in fact pursuing a god that will disappoint them even if they obtain what they want the most. And so they do what sinful men have done throughout all of human history. They lash out at the objects of their […]

May 2, 2018 – The Dispatch: More from CWR… The Death of Embryos and “The Conception Problem”

The Death of Embryos and “The Conception Problem” Everything in life, no matter how difficult or painful, can be an opportunity to grow, including these embryos for the pro-life community. It is not too late to mourn their death, pray for them, and offer our love. There, in the word of the heart, can be […]

May 1, 2018 – Sex, Gender and Identity

Giving Marriage a Voice. CanaVox hosts reading groups to study and discuss the beauty of marriage as one man, one woman, for life. See video: https://vimeo.com/266942512  

April 13, 2018 – A conversation about ‘Humanae Vitae’ may finally be possible

A conversation about ‘Humanae Vitae’ may finally be possible If 1968 was one of the worst years possible for “Humanae Vitae” to be heard, then 2018 may be one of the best. Let the conversation begin.

April 2018 – The Prophetic Power of Humanae Vitae

https://www.firstthings.com/article/2018/04/the-prophetic-power-of-humanae-vitae These cradle Catholics and converts and reverts, fellow-traveling non-Catholics, clergy and laity alike have the consolation of one final realidad, which may be the most important reality of all. Whatever the anxieties of the moment, however prominent or widespread the disgruntlement, the ever-growing empirical record continues to vindicate Paul VI’s encyclical. Humanae Vitae doesn’t […]

March 27, 2018 – The Most Beautiful Teaching Torn Asunder

https://www.catholicjournal.us/2018/03/28/the-most-beautiful-teaching-torn-asunder/#comment-36310   No matter how we try, we can never have love without life, or life without love. It is a time we wake up to this truth and stop pretending! I am sick of counterfeit love and life; how about you? As we approach Easter, let us return to the only fountain of Life […]

Spring 2018 – Shields Not Swords

Anderson.SwordsNot shields Anderson, Ryan T., Shields, Not Swords (March 21, 2018). National Affairs, Number 35, Spring 2018. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3141908 If an anti-discrimination policy is needed in a certain context to protect citizens from mistreatment that hampers their full participation in civil society, such policies ought to be understood as shields, not swords. Any […]