The Medical and Moral Magnificence of Humanae Vitae

Humanae Vitae (On Human Life), could arguably be considered one of the greatest encyclicals of our day. The task Blessed Pope Paul VI undertook in 1968 was indeed a brave one, as large currents of dissent and, it could be said, persecution for righteousness sake, quickly descended upon him and the Church’s Magisterium. Even though he reigned as Supreme Pontiff another ten years, and issued various other writings, he never wrote another encyclical. One can only imagine the suffering he bore for Christ while faithfully upholding the beauty and truth about life and love….

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Historical Injustices of the Church (Objection Series 7)

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Jul, 23 2015

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Jul, 21 2015

Incrementalism and the Moral Imperative

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Jun, 24 2015

Human Cloning = Biological Slavery

On February 22, 1997, the pro-life landscape was altered into a new direction. It was on that fateful day that Dolly the sheep was…

Jun, 15 2015

A World without Consequences

All effects have causes. All actions have consequences. To understand these self-evident truths leads to an understanding of reality, the nature of things. In…

Jul, 20 2015

Love Has Become an Empty Shell

The opening words of Pope Benedict XVI’s final encyclical, Caritas in veritate, are just as true and applicable today as they were when he…

Jul, 9 2015

The Human Bond: The Essence of Happiness

From the moment of conception until he takes his last breath man is designed to be bonded with other persons. Human beings are not…

Jul, 6 2015

Living Indissolubility in Marriage: The Act of the Heroic Christian

We hardly need a reminder that marriage is under attack, both in the world and the Church. The attack on marriage within Holy Mother Church…

Jul, 17 2015

When Christians Are Hypocrites (Objection Series 6)

One of the truest objections to the Christian Faith is that so many Christians behave badly; either through monstrous hypocrisy, as in the cases of…

Jul, 16 2015

Confusion: The Introduction of Evil

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Jul, 14 2015

From Democracy to Mythology

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