Sex makes babies. Life begins at conception. People are born male or female. Marriage is for life. Divorce is not something to be celebrated. Homosexual acts go against nature. To the informed Catholic these are obvious truths. In fact, up until the second half of the twentieth century, these were undisputed statements that most people,… Continue reading The Sexual State Review by Rob Marco at Catholic Stand
In the fallout from the revelations of former-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s serial sexual predation, some have worried about an “anti-gay witch hunt.” Recently, a headline in America magazine all but shouted, “Homosexuality is not a risk factor for sexual abuse of children.” Yet, the Pennsylvania grand jury report that came out in August found about 80% of the teenage… Continue reading Punishing the Guilty Is Justice, Not a Witch Hunt
This is the news release, the Ruth Institute posted on Friday, November 02, 2018 For more information, contact Beth Johnson: firstname.lastname@example.org The Ruth Institute released a study by Fr. Paul Sullins, Ph.D., that sheds new light on the sexual abuse scandal which has rocked the Catholic Church for years. The study analyzes national data
I have not been keeping up with this blog very well. Between Rosary Around the Lake, and now our new report on homosexuality and the Catholic priesthood, I have been running around like crazy. I’m going to take some time to add in the articles I have written, along with the articles that have been… Continue reading Trying to catch up…
I realize I may lose some of my non-Catholic readers, but here goes. Catholics have consistently held that praying for the dead is a good and noble thing. Our prayers and works can help remit some of the punishment due to sin, for those detained in purgatory. Here is a vivid artistic rendering of this… Continue reading Enlisting the Army of the Dead: Plenary Indulgences
This post is not what you think it is… UPDATED FOR CLARITY A friend sent me a concern about someone doing some internet hanky-panky with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Here is the gist of her note: There is a revised version of the Vatican’s Catechism of the Catholic Church paragraph 2358 on homosexuality… Continue reading Keep your grubby ideological mitts off the Catechism!!
The Christian Post reports that California State Assemblyman Evan Low has withdrawn his controversial gay “conversion therapy ban” bill, citing fears that it would not pass constitutional muster. Curtis Schube, legal counsel with the Pennsylvania Family Institute: “We are grateful that the California legislature has tabled this bill. Not only would a ban on counseling… Continue reading CA “You Must Stay Gay” bill withdrawn