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 […]

March 12, 2018 – Cardinal Sandri Calls for Support for Christians in Middle East

Cardinal Sandri Calls for Support for Christians in Middle East Here is the Cardinal’s Letter, Provided by the Vatican February 14, 2018 Ash Wednesday Your Excellency, The Lenten Season, which we are living once again, invites us to go to Jerusalem through the way of the Cross upon which the Son of God accomplished his […]

March 7, 2018 – Christian women at double risk of persecution – because of gender as well as religion

Christian women at double risk of persecution – because of gender as well as religion For the first time ever, the persecution of women as it differs to that of men has been examined by the analysts of the 2018 World Watch List. The list, compiled by Open Doors International, researches over 50 countries where […]

March 7, 2018 – UN diplomats to be warned over war risk facing religious minorities

https://www.premier.org.uk/News/World/UN-diplomats-to-be-warned-over-war-risk-facing-religious-minorities Diplomats at the United Nations shall be warned on Wednesday that war poses a specific to Christians and other religious groups.

March 6, 2018 – Children risk being “commodities” as surrogacy spreads, UN rights expert warns

  GENEVA (6 March 2018) – Children face becoming commodities as surrogacy arrangements become more prevalent, and urgent action is needed to protect their rights, the UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children has warned. “There is no right to have a child under international law,” said Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, who […]

March 5, 2018 – Sex Change: Physically Impossible, Psychosocially Unhelpful, and Philosophically Misguided

by  Ryan T. Anderson within Healthcare, Science, Sexuality March 5th, 2018 Modern medicine can’t reassign sex physically, and attempting to do so doesn’t produce good outcomes psychosocially. Here is the evidence. * * * * * Our brains and senses are designed to bring us into contact with reality, connecting us with the outside world […]

March 1, 2018 – Five Dubia: Answers from Amoris Laetitia Itself (Dr. Fastiggi)

http://www.lastampa.it/2018/03/09/vaticaninsider/eng/documents/responding-to-the-five-dubia-from-amoris-laetitia-itself-0wrtch9RSgo5NGM9pyTm1L/pagina.html “I know much attention has been given to the five dubia of the four Cardinals, and some people are upset and angry that Pope Francis has not responded to them. I can’t speak for the Holy Father, but it might be that he has not responded because there is no need to do so. If we […]