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Timothy Cardinal Dolan is ready to take his fight with President Obama on birth control all the way to the Supreme Court.
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You might also be interested in reading: Cardinal Dolan beats Lady Gaga and Pres. Obama in votes for Time Magazine’s Person of the Year
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Many of the questions guiding scientific investigation on the origin of life seem to disregard alternate questions that ought to be obvious. Why are they overlooked?
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What is the latest in bioethics?
Fr Joseph Tham
One of the buzzwords of bioethics in the next few decades will likely be “neuro”. When I was in medical school, we were told that little is known about how the brain works. However, neuroscience has gained a lot of knowledge in these last 30 years because of the advances of imaging techniques coupled with powerful computer technology.
The tremendous progress on understanding how the human brain works can revolutionize our comprehension of ourselves and our society. Hence, there are important ethical implications on how to apply this new knowledge. More…
The problem with many passages of the Gospel is that they are very simple. We can so easily miss the point. That is why it is necessary to take into account the whole when reading a part, or, at least to take into account other passages of Scripture.
Jesus’ appearances after the Resurrection have a pedagogical role. More…
Fr Jason Smith
Last Sunday after Mass I was talking with a young family. One of the children said to me, “Did you know my daddy can lift me up on his shoulders?” As if on cue, her dad did just that. Then, with a big smile, the child said, “He is so strong he can even lift a house.” To which I replied, “I know, I saw him do it once!” Her eyes got real big.
Every child feels safe in their parent’s arms. Here they find love, care, and security. More…
Fishers of Men
Fish have always been a sign of Evangelization, so the same holds true for the New Evangelization — but why?
I’ve heard many reasons for this; recently came across one that really moved me. I’ll save that one for last. For now, I will say that I learned it from this guy: More…
“Dangerously Prophetic!” says Fr Robert Barron. Here are two Christian interpretations of the Movie, based on the best selling novel series: More…
Our Lady of Light
Since Thursday is the day when we contemplate the Luminous Mysteries, instituted by Blessed John Paul II, I decided to dedicate today’s article to Our Lady of Light, depicted in the painting above by Russian artist, Natalia Tsarkova. (Click on the photo above for a larger image).
Before I explain the painting, here is a video explaining the artist’s relationship with the late John Paul II. More…
Since the USCCB issued it’s recent call to action, the controversy over the HHS Mandate is back in the news. Several public protests against the mandate by Catholic groups that will include priests and religious are expected throughout the nation for two weeks, from June 21 to July 4.
Meanwhile, the secular press keep will keep repeating the same old lines aimed at repudiating conscientious objectors. I would like to respond to some of their misleading allegations here. More…