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A Fertilized Egg Is Not a Human Being, Onan & Catholic Teachings

It seems to me that questioning whether the developing human being is in fact a human being is an indictment on that person’s understanding of basic biology and not a serious argument meant to be taken seriously. 1,604 more words


The Ergonomics of Dissent

I had hoped to begin this post with a single German word describing “dissent from a papal encyclical which one has never bothered to read.” 9,740 more words


Don Bosco's Prophecy and Today's World-Wide War Against the Church

(My good friend, Fr. Regis Scanlon, is writing a series of pieces relating Don Bosco’s famous prophecy to today’s events. Fr. Regis is a Franciscan Capuchin. 1,881 more words

The Storm

The Menace of Contraception

In October of 2014 various prelates of the Catholic Church met in order to discuss the family, in an event called the Extraordinary Synod on the Family. 893 more words

World Meeting of Families Diary: Day 3

Today has been another busy day at the World Meeting of Families. The second, and last, full day, the schedule was packed. We began by browsing in the exhibitors hall. 641 more words

World Meeting Of Families