The Church's preoccupation with sex stems chiefly from three very different concerns of power or control.
To effect control over lay Catholic elites Vaillancourt has found that the Vatican exercises eight kinds of power.
There is conclusive evidence that most American Catholics are ignoring many Church teachings, in particular those related to sex.
If Americans knew that the Vatican gravely threatens U.S. and global security, it would be much closer to its own self-destruction.
Many of the tears in America’s social fabric are the result of Vatican attempts to advance its power, control, influence, wealth or security.
According to William Donohue, the Catholic League has won the support of all of the U.S. Cardinals and many of the Bishops as well.
The pressure of the Catholic Church on American journalism is one of the most important forces in American life.
To protect the dogma of infallibility, the Vatican has been forced to undermine the political will of governments to deal with overpopulation.
It is undeniable that the thwarting of population growth control by the Vatican seriously threatens the security of the United States.
To understand the population problem and the inertia currently seen in dealing with this problem, one must understand the origins of Vatican power.