Children of Same Sex Parents · Clergy Sex Abuse · Paul Sullins · Refugees from the gay lifestyle

Memo to Andrew Sullivan: There’s No ‘Anti-Gay Purge.”

Originally published at The National Catholic Register, February 11, 2019.  Is a “purge of gay priests” imminent? Does the “Catholic right” seek such a purge? To hear self-described “gay Catholic writer” Andrew Sullivan in his recent article “The Gay Church,” you would think the answer to both questions is assuredly a fiery “Yes!” But as… Continue reading Memo to Andrew Sullivan: There’s No ‘Anti-Gay Purge.”

Refugees from the gay lifestyle

Daniel Mattson: Statement by Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, and the Ruth Institute

Daniel Mattson is a dear friend of mine and of the Ruth Institute. He spoke at our First Annual Awards Banquet last spring. We awarded him the Public Witness of the Year Award for his book Why I Don’t Call Myself Gay: How I reclaimed my sexual reality and found peace. Recently, an allegation of… Continue reading Daniel Mattson: Statement by Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, and the Ruth Institute

American politics · Children of Divorce · Family Policy · The Sexual State

Why I Stopped Talking About Economics When I Started Talking About Family

Originally published at The Stream on January 8, 2019, reprinted here with the exact tagline that appeared with the article.  Tucker Carlson is right. But his method is wrong.  Tucker Carlson’s monologue on January 2 set off a firestorm of negative commentary. I want to say for the record: I agree completely with Carlson’s closing statement, “If… Continue reading Why I Stopped Talking About Economics When I Started Talking About Family

Rosary · Ruth Institute

Rosary Around the Lake Wrap-up Video

What can we do to strengthen our families and our faith in the wake of so much sin, scandal, and hurt? Pray, draw strength from your community, and act to bring healing. The Ruth Institute was the local organizer of the Rosary Coast to Coast event sponsored by Fr. Richard Heilman. (Fr. Heilman is the… Continue reading Rosary Around the Lake Wrap-up Video

Clergy Sex Abuse · Paul Sullins

Landmark Ruth Institute Study continues to draw attention

When the Ruth Institute released its Clergy Sex Abuse Report by Fr. Paul Sullins in November, a number of journalists picked it up immediately. Among them, was Doug Mainwaring of LifeSiteNews. Doug’s article has been shared over 8,000 times. Here are some key points from that article: “Although over 8 in 10 of victims have… Continue reading Landmark Ruth Institute Study continues to draw attention

Catholic culture · Clergy Sex Abuse

New Year’s Resolution: No More Defeatism

I have a New Year’s resolution for you to consider. My suggested resolution is doable. It will make a difference in the quality of your life. It will allow you to make a difference in the world around you, including the clergy sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church, and in the politics of your… Continue reading New Year’s Resolution: No More Defeatism

Survivors of the Sexual Revolution · The Sexual State

The Sexual State: A Report from the Battlefield

John Horvat, author of Return to Order, reviews The Sexual State at The Stream. Originally published October 8, 2018.  The Sexual Revolution of the sixties is portrayed as a rebellion against the Establishment. It was a spontaneous love fest that allowed youth to do their own thing in an atmosphere of serendipitous freedom. Women were… Continue reading The Sexual State: A Report from the Battlefield