Contraception

Cardinal Reinhard Marx

German bishops’ synod working doc calls for approval of contraception, homosexuality, women’s ordination

The 'synodal path' working doc defended the use of contraception, masturbation, and homosexuality. By Martin Bürger, LifeSite News, January 29, 2020 The working documents in preparation for the assemblies of the German bishops’ “Synodal Path” defend the use of contraception, the... read more

LA Inserts Planned Parenthood Between Parents and Children

LA Inserts Planned Parenthood Between Parents and Children The city’s plan to staff health centers on 50 high-school campuses with Planned Parenthood employees draws criticism. By Mary Rose Short, January 2, 2020 LOS ANGELES — When officials from the County of Los Angeles announced... read more

Contraceptive use linked to shrinking brain size, researchers find

By Paul Smeaton CHICAGO, December 6, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – A study recently presented to the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) suggests that taking contraceptive pills may shrink a woman’s brain size. The study looked at MRI scans of 50 healthy women, 21 of whom were taking... read more

Vatican hosts youth conference with pro-abortion UN activists

By Diane Montagna  ROME, November 8, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — With so much attention focused in recent weeks on the violation of the first commandment, further attacks on the fifth and sixth commandments have gone unnoticed in Vatican City. In the middle of the Amazon Synod, a smaller... read more

Diversity & Tolerance — Of What?

Sycamore Trust, November 13, 2019 The woke agenda of @NotreDame Student Government's Anne Jarrett aka @profanniety turns out the light on Catholic identity #GoCatholicNDCLICK TO TWEET Notre Dame’s student government led off the new school year by handing all students free subscriptions to... read more

Cardinal Sarah: ‘Contraceptive mentality’ led to LGBT takeover of children’s schools

By Martin M. Barillas and Pete Baklinski MADRID, November 12, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Guinean Cardinal Robert Sarah strongly criticized LGBT ideology that he said is overrunning governments and education centers while tracing the ideology to the root of the widespread acceptance of... read more

Federal Court Forces Little Sisters of the Poor to Fund Abortions Under Obamacare Mandate

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews.com, October 22, 2019 A traditionally liberal federal appeals court has ruled once again that the Little Sisters of the Poor have to pay for abortions under their health insurance plan under the Obamacare mandate. Over the past three years the Supreme Court has... read more

New JPII Institute Professors Question Church Orthodoxy on Homosexuality, Contraception

Father Maurizio Chiodi and Father Pier Davide Guenzi currently teach moral theology at the University of Northern Italy in Milan, and both are well known for their questioning of moral absolutes. Edward Pentin Blog, September 13, 2019 VATICAN CITY — The latest development in what is... read more

Founding prof laments ‘destruction’ of John Paul II Institute

[Editor’s note: The following is an English translation of the “Public Statement Concerning the Turmoil Surrounding the Pope John Paul II Institute for the Family in Rome,” released on August 28.] Addressed to: Archbishop Vincenco Paglia, Great Chancellor of the InstituteMsgr.... read more

Artificial Birth Control — A Battle Lost

BY ROBERT V. THOMANN, AUGUST 16, 2019 A battle is a confrontation between an enemy invading to dominate and a friend defending to protect. In the Church, a most crucial battle has been fought for many decades between a culture that has invaded to dominate with artificial birth control (ABC) as... read more
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JPII Institute VP says school’s identity is ‘seriously threatened’

By JD Flynn, Catholic News Agency, Vatican City, Jul 31, 2019 The vice-president of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome said that changes to the school’s governing structure and academic program are a serious threat to its identity, and to the important pastoral ministry it... read more