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Archive for July 2018

Science catches up with the Pope

Natural Family Planning Awareness Week

Even the Wall Street Journal is writing about Natural Family Planning Awareness Week. NFP is gaining traction as 50 years of cultural carnage wrought by the sexual revolution has become increasingly manifest. “Fertility awareness method” Writing in the WSJ today, Ashley McGuire expressed the relevance of the topic well:  “The teachings on contraception found in…

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Uninhibited intimacy

uninhibited intimacy

The Catholic view on contraception can be perplexing to the layman. And yet its goal is uninhibited intimacy. The secular world certainly doesn’t understand it. But even evangelical and fundamentalist Christians, who agree with Church teachings on sanctity of life and marriage, can’t grasp Catholicism’s apparent animus toward artificial birth control. A non-Catholic reader expressed the issue…

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Why I was wrong

Natural Family Planning

By Tom Quiner This is Natural Family Planning Awareness Week. Continue reading ONLY IF you see nothing wrong with artificial birth control, as I once did. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops promotes Natural Family Planning Awareness Week to help people like me better understand the beautiful underpinnings of natural family planning as well…

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The Tactic of Deceit

tactic of deceit

“Americans use 500 million drinking straws every day.” Says who? Says ten year old Milo Cress, that’s who. Young Milo became convinced that drinking straws pollute our oceans. He put together a campaign called “we go strawless.” As John Stossel points out, the media, environmentalists, and leftist politicians all embraced his 500 million number and…

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May the dogma be with you

Catholic dogma

Catholics are well-represented on the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Sonia Sotomayor are Catholics. Retiring justice Anthony Kennedy is Catholic. Three justices are Jewish: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, and Elena Kagan. The only Protestant on the Court is Neil Gorsuch, who was raised Roman Catholic, but now attends…

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Facebook censors pro-life messages

Facebook censors pro-life messages

Facebook prevented Iowans for Life from “boosting” last week’s blogpost: “Pro-lifers don’t care about the mother or child after she gives birth. HOGWASH!” Did you read it? If not, read it now as background to today’s blogpost which reveals how Facebook censors pro-life messages. For those of you not familiar with the process of boosting…

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