Population

The Pursuit of Family

Just Wanting It Makes You Happier by: John Stonestreet & G. Shane Morris, December 5, 2019 We’ve reached a barking point in American history. (Yeah, I’m sorry for that one.) A few years ago, for the first time ever, the number of dogs in this country surpassed the number of children... 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

Pan-Amazonian Synod Participants Include Former UN Head, Liberation Theologians

The appointments appear to align with the synod’s expected emphases on environmental concerns, and on indigenous spirituality. Edward Pentin Blog, September 21, 2019 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has personally invited Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston and Bishop Robert McElroy of San... 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

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE MEETING PROMOTED BY THE DICASTERY FOR THE SERVICE OF THE INTEGRAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE MEETING PROMOTED BY THE DICASTERY FOR THE SERVICE OF THE INTEGRAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT ON THE THEME: ENERGY TRANSITION AND CARE OF OUR COMMON HOUSE Casina Pio IV, Friday, June 14, 2019 Eminence, Distinguished Managers, Investors... read more

Catholic cardinal calls mass migration ‘a new form of slavery,’ says Bible shouldn’t be used to promote it

By Adam Shaw, Fox News, A top African cardinal of the Catholic Church branded mass migration a “new form of slavery” and said those who seek to use the Bible to promote migration are pushing a “false" interpretation of the scriptures. “It is a false exegesis to use the Word of God... read more

Half of countries have fertility rates below replacement level, study finds

London, England, Nov 10, 2018 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A newly published study has found that nearly half of countries have fertility rates which are below replacement level, meaning that population size will decrease without immigration. Published in the November issue of The Lancet, the... read more

We Must Get Harvesting, for the Sake of Souls

COMMENTARY: Matthew 9:37, in many respects, is truer now than at any previous period in history. By Rachel Lu, Oct. 23, 2018 For Catholics today, it is difficult sometimes to shake the feeling that we were born at the worst possible time. The Church seems to be in a disgraceful condition.... read more

EMMANUEL MACON: “More Choice Would Mean Fewer Children in Africa”

French President calls for “chosen fertility” and  more education and family planning for African women Global development is supported by Patrick Wintour, Diplomatic editor in New York,          26 Sep 2018 Emmanuel Macron: 'Teaching Africans from New York? Bull!' Emmanuel... read more

The Misplaced Priorities of Youth Synod Organizers

CCI Editor's Note:  Must read!  Follow the link for the full article. By William Kilpatrick,  October 10, 2018 Reading through the Instrumentum Laboris (IL)—the working document for the Youth Synod—one gets the impression that the biggest challenge young people face in life is... read more

Tanzania President Suspends U.S. Family Planning Advertising

By Lisa Correnti | September 27, 2018 WASHINGTON DC, September 28 (C-Fam) Last week the Tanzanian government suspended family planning advertisements funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) while the program is reviewed for its population control... read more

Demographics Are Destiny

Too Few Women