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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

Friday Reflection: Humanae Vitae

In 1968, Pope Paul VI authored the encyclical Humanae Vitae, which reflected upon Natural Law and Divine Law in reaffirming the Church’s teaching on the sanctity of life. 1,790 more words

Column: Not ‘liberal’ or ‘conservative,’ but ‘radical’ Catholic

Published on January 27, 2015.

To Church-watchers, the pivotal moment of Pope Francis’ five-day visit to the Philippines may have been his unscripted remarks at the Meeting with Families, on Jan. 894 more words

Newsstand: Column

Defending Marriage and Life

Aristotle famously asserted that “nature abhors a vacuum.” For over a generation there has been a catechetical vacuum within most parishes regarding the meaning of marriage and the purpose of sex. 621 more words