Category Archives: Catholic Moral Teaching

The War on Churches on the “Wrong Side of History” Comes to Des Moines

From KCCI, our local CBS affiliate: WEST DES MOINES, Iowa —A local man said he was denied a teaching job because he is gay.Tyler McCubbin said the Dowling Catholic High School president made him an offer, but later revoked it … Continue reading

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Oh My. The End Must be NIgh

Just when I have been thinking that Americans have become so polarized that agreement on anything is impossible, I see this headline (H/T New Advent) National Catholic Journals Unite: ‘Capital Punishment Must End’  Joint Editorial of America, National Catholic Register, National … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom is So Last Century

The US Catholic bishops have been routinely mocked for their stance against the HHS mandate. Their concerns have been misunderstood. The bishops are not worried that Americans will not be allowed to worship. But they are concerned that our constitutional … Continue reading

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Can the Clock Be Turned Back on the Sexual Revolution?

Kathleen Jean Lopex interviews Mary Eberstadt on her latest book Adam and Eve After the Pill . Excerpt: Lopez:   Given the seminal event the introduction of the contraceptive pill was, and the ubiquitous nature of contraception in American lives, … Continue reading

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The Contraception Mandate is Anti-Woman

Gloria Purvis makes the case against the HHS mandate. H/T Mark Shea

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What Do you Worship?

Fr. Barron on the importance of the first three commandments. H/T New Advent.

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Medical Ethics Journal Argues for Infanticide

The Journal of Medical Ethics recently published an article which argues that after-birth abortions, otherwise known as infanticide should be permitted. The abstract sums up the paper: Abortion is largely accepted even for reasons that do not have anything to … Continue reading

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