Social Justice

Compelled Sexual Affirmation in the School Bathroom

By Gerard V. Bradley, Public Discourse, December 1. 2019 The case against compelled affirmation policies needs to be more explicitly and vividly sexualized. The argument against these policies must be rooted in the civil liberties of objecting students and the right not be forced to be the... read more

Is It Time to Abolish the USCCB?

By LEILA MARIE LAWLER, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 “If I must speak the truth, I feel disposed to shun every conference of Bishops: for never saw I Synod brought to a happy issue, and remedying, and not rather aggravating, existing evils…” — St. Gregory of Nazianzus, 382 A.D. Heedless of... read more

Campaign for Human Development Collection – November 23 and 24 – Just Say No!

PETITION: Bishops, please stop funding organizations which promote abortion, contraception, homosexuality and Marxism Since its inception, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) (the official anti-poverty program of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) has been a cause... read more

Abuse on the Margins

By Stephen P. White, August 29, 2019 Sexual abuse is a plague no matter where it occurs or to whom. But one of the underexplored facets of the clerical sexual abuse crisis in the United States is the way in which marginalized and minority communities have proven particularly susceptible both to... read more

Bishop urges fellow U.S. bishops to hold errant ‘Catholic’ politicians accountable

By Doug Mainwaring BALTIMORE, Maryland, June 12, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — When Bishop Joseph Strickland addressed the urgent need to challenge politicians who claim to be Catholic but whose voting record and rhetoric remain at odds with Church teaching on the sanctity of life, his statement was... read more

BREAKING: Kansas Supreme Court finds unfettered right to abortion in state constitution

By Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSite News, April 26, 2019 The Kansas Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling against a ban on dismemberment abortion today, arguing that a right to abortion exists in the state constitution. According to National Public Radio (NPR), “The landmark ruling... read more

On Jordan Peterson’s Revoked Fellowship to Cambridge Divinity School

By Scott Ventureyra, Crisis Magazine, March 27, 2019 Last week, Jordan Peterson, who is currently the world’s top public intellectual, had his fellowship offer to the University of Cambridge revoked. On March 20, Cambridge’s Faculty of Divinity issued the following statement on Twitter:... read more

The Church’s Consistent Teaching on Life

By Francis Cardinal George While everyone could be expected to know the Church’s position on the immorality of abortion and the role of law in protecting unborn children, it seems some profess not to know it and others, even in the Church, dispute it. Since this teaching is consistently being... read more

What Catholic Social Teaching Tells Us About Affirmative Action

By Stephen M. Krason, January 7, 2019 A few months ago, I was on a panel at my university on the topic of evaluating American liberalism and conservatism in light of Catholic social teaching. The panel was asked what that teaching would say about affirmative action—defined by a leading law... read more

The Embezzling Nuns From the Order That Helped Train Obama

By GEORGE NEUMAYR, December 16, 2018 The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet find themselves in a La La Land scandal. It was reported recently that a couple of nuns out in Southern California had ripped off the Catholic school where they worked for many years to the tune of at least $500,000.... read more

Three Cheers for Inequality

By Fr. John A. Perricone, June 1, 2018 It’s springtime, and fairness is in the air. And we’re choking on it. Everywhere we turn, fairness. Wherever so-called microaggressions and cultural appropriation are condemned or when the University of California bans phrases like “land of... read more

Draining the CCHD swamp