Given Joe Biden’s support for what his Church has identified as intrinsic evils – and thereby persistently against the common good – and given Paul Ryan’s position consistent with the indisputable and unchangeable teachings of his Church on these issues, it seems that what is involved is not a “Tale of Two Catholics” but rather a tale of one Catholic and one . . . well, whatever we call him, it is something considerably less than Catholic. An intrinsic evil is always against the common good, regardless of the circumstances. No Catholic politician can advance an intrinsic evil.
seven figures that appear right in the center of Mary’s gaze appear to be “an Indian family.”
Santorum said that Obama and the American left talk about inclusion while advocating the destruction of more than a million lives each year through the abortion of unborn children.
This isn’t just an evaluation for Hispanic Catholics.. it is a guided reflection of the position of our Catholic Church and of all people of faith who believe in applying the principles of the Gospel in the public square.
We are all called to advance the moral teachings of Christianity in the life of our country. Where the stakes are highest – in the defense of life, liberty, and human dignity – we have a duty to act that is greater and more urgent than allegiance to any political party.In the election of 2012, this conviction has united all of us – each a former ambassador of the United States to the Holy See – in support of Governor Mitt Romney’s candidacy for president.
Arizona’s ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy will take effect this week as scheduled after a federal judge ruled Monday that the new law is constitutional.
Fr. Frank Pavone Back on the Front Line of the Fundamental Human Rights Movement of our Age: The Right to LifeJuly 28, 2012 1 Comment
When the official history of the great human rights movement of our age is written – and make no mistake it will be written – there will be several women, men, associations, movements and organizations holding a deserved place of honor. Right at the top of that list will be an indefatigable Catholic Priest and Champion for Life named Fr Frank Pavone and the vital association which the Lord of Life called him to found, Priests for Life. I recently had the joy of speaking at length with my friend of many years. I asked him about the events of the last several months and have incorporated his responses in this article.
What I didn’t expect from NFP was how my wife’s chart had become a visible sign to me of the unseen reality of womanhood. Despite my best attempts to be a good and understanding man who “gets” my wife, I fail often enough.I learned NFP because I was willing to think outside the box, in a way that is different from those members in society who are failing in marriage. I wanted my wife and I to have the best chances of staying married until death do us part.
St Bridget of Sweden and the Pope Call Christian Married Couples to be the ‘Sweet and Smiling Face of the Church’July 23, 2012 1 Comment
Bridget married Ulf and together, as a fruit of their love, they had eight children. In the hearth of the home she learned the way of selfless, kenotic love. Through the real nitty-gritty stuff of family life, including the tragic loss of a child, she became so configured her to Jesus Christ that she became a prophetic voice to the world of the twelfth century, addressing its leaders in a manner which led them to the way of repentance. After years learning the way of domestic holiness, domestic kenosis, she and her husband Ulf made a pilgrimage which changed the course of their lives.