The lay-run healthcare association that manages psychological clinics founded by the Brothers of Charity in Belgium says it intends to continue providing euthanasia for its patients, despite the Vatican’s recent ruling that it can no longer present itself as a “Catholic” organization.
If we fail to resist the sexual revolution, how will we explain it to our daughters and our sons—those precious gifts to mankind who, in their beautiful innocence, have trusted us, their parents, their priests, their ministers, to guide them through the turbulent waters of puberty and into a flourishing adulthood? Without the wisdom of centuries to inform and support her, how will my own beloved daughter respond when her instinct for self-preservation is awakened, when the silent recognition arises that she possesses a fundamental dignity that seeks expression and affirmation? How will she respond when a young man says to her, “Well, I would like to know your reason, but it had better be a good one”?
My imperfect son with cystic fibrosis turned a dozen grammar school kids into more perfect children. Kind. Compassionate. Empathetic.
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None of us are perfect. None of us ever will be in this life. But those less perfect than others—those who have less and suffer more—they make us all more perfect. I know Bobby has.
“Contraception is not for women, it’s for men,” Fr Giertych told The Catholic Weekly, newspaper of the Sydney Archdiocese. “It makes men egoists. It makes many of them degenerates and we’re seeing the consequences of that.”
This new report from Families Valued and the Center for Public Justice explores the topic of time as it relates to family life and family stress.