Over 500 scholars affirm Church teaching on contraception

Refute the Wijngaards Statement that called for acceptance of birth control

The following comes from a September 20 Catholic Culture article: More than 500 scholars have signed a statement of support for the Catholic Church's teaching on contraception. At a press conference held at the Catholic University of America on September 20, the scholars unveiled an "Affirmation of the Church's Teaching on the Gift of Sexuality." The statement was issued … [Read more...]

To those who wait to conceive

Men can cause a woman to accept Mr. Right Now in her late thirties

The following comes from a story dated June 26 on the website of Crisis magazine. It saddens me to know couples in their late thirties trying unsuccessfully to conceive. The notion that it is easy to conceive at any age under 40—and perhaps beyond that—has taken firm, but mistaken, hold in our culture.  The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recently published a … [Read more...]

Rosemary’s Baby –the evil was just beginning

Sharon Tate, murdered by Charles Manson, and Roman Polanski, rapist of 13-year-old

The following comes from a Jan 2014 story in Crisis magazine. Unexpectedly, I came across a reference to NBC re-making Rosemary’s Baby into a four-hour mini-series; press reports suggest that shooting has already begun this month. With this news, a fear began to grip as my thoughts returned to the original. Strange tales grow up around movies. Like many before and since, … [Read more...]

Paul VI’s miracle receives medical approval

The following comes from a Dec. 13 posting on the Vatican Insider (La Stampa). The Medical Commission of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints chaired by Dr. Patrizio Polisca, Benedict XVI and Francis’ personal doctor, has called a healing attributed to Giovanni Battista Montini, Pope Paul VI, “unexplainable”. The alleged miracle will now have to be examined by … [Read more...]