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Pope Francis Calls for Civil Union Law for Same-Sex Couples, in Shift From Vatican Stance?

The film chronicles the approach of Pope Francis to pressing social issues, and to pastoral ministry among those who live, in the words of the pontiff, “on the existential peripheries.” Catholic News Agency, Vatican, October 21, 2020 ROME — In a documentary that premiered Wednesday in... read more

Domesticity Is Not Slavery

By Jane Clark Scharl, Crisis, May 21, 2020 The New York Times recently ran a piece titled “Women’s Unpaid Labor is Worth $10,900,000,000,000.” It was exactly as cynical and one-sided as one might expect. Though the piece masqueraded as a simple survey of women’s often-unseen... read more

United Methodist Church Leaders Agree in Principle to Split Over Gay Rights

If approved, deal would allow same-sex marriage and give opponents opportunity to form a new denomination By Ian Lovett, Wall Street Journal, January 3, 2020 Leaders of the United Methodist Church have agreed in principle on a deal that will divide the denomination, potentially ending years... read more

A Trojan Horse in the Pontifical Biblical Commission

By Fr. Gerald E. Murray, Catholic Thing, December 26, 2019 In his 1967 classic defense of the Catholic Faith against modern errors, Trojan Horse in the City of God, Dietrich von Hildebrand wrote: “With a religion the only question that can matter is whether or not it is true. The question of... read more

In new interview Cardinal Marx speaks on same-sex blessings

Catholic News Agency, December 24, 2019 Cardinal Reinhard Marx has expressed the view that homosexual couples can receive a Church blessing “in the sense of a pastoral accompaniment” in the Catholic Church, but not in a manner that resembles marriage. In an interview with the German... read more

The Fundamental Mistake In Sex Education

By: Donald DeMarco, Wanderer, September 1, 2019 Virtually every form of sex education commits the same mistake. This mistake has to do with positioning sex in the wrong place. Order is paramount. In relating to human beings, humanness comes first, one’s sexual identity (male or female) comes... read more
Brebeuf Jesuit Prep's varsity football team at an Aug. 16 game (Michael Hoffbauer Photography)

Brebeuf athletes excluded from some Catholic events as Jesuits appeal decree

by Catherine M. Odell People, National Catholic Reporter, August 27, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS — Catholic high school students, teachers and staff returned to school here amid a quiet tension mixed with the usual back-to-school chatter and excitement. Over the summer, Archbishop Charles Thompson... read more

Vatican walks tightrope on China, comes on strong with Germany and confession

By: John L. Allen Jr., CRUX, July 2, 2019 ROME - Now that we’re in the dog days of summer, this year featuring record high temperatures across Europe, one might think the Vatican would be entering a “mad dogs and Englishmen” sort of lull. However, that’s not the nature of the Pope... read more

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò gives his first extended interview since calling on the pope to resign

Washingtonpost.com, June 11, 2019 Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò went dark after releasing a letter critical of Pope Francis. In his first extended interview since he called on Pope Francis to resign last August, accusing the pontiff of covering up for a sexual abuser, Archbishop Carlo... read more
“I could lose my business and life savings simply because I declined to celebrate and participate in a sacred event that violates my faith,” Barronelle Stutzman says. (Photo: Alliance Defending Freedom)

Christian Florist Will Appeal to the Supreme Court in Same-Sex Wedding Dispute

By Kevin Daley, Daily Signal, June 07, 2019 A florist who refused to create floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court after a Washington state court ruled Thursday that she violated the state’s civil rights law. The case presents the high court with... read more

Religious Men Can Be Devoted Dads, Too

Faith, like feminism, sets high expectations for husbands. By W. Bradford Wilcox, Jason S. Carroll and Laurie DeRose,May 18, 2019 The authors are collaborators on a new report about marriage, faith and families.May 18, 2019  “Blue” marriages are better — or... read more
A gay pride rainbow flag flies along with the U.S. flag in front of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village, Kan., on Friday, April 19, 2019.

United Methodists edge toward breakup over LGBT policies