challenging religious privilege in public life



Vatican Control of World Health Organization Policy: An Interview with Milton P. Siegel (VIDEO)

Milton P. Siegel, who for 24 years was the assistant director-general of the World Health Organization, reveals the Vatican's control of WHO policy.

Overcoming Overpopulation: The Rise and Fall of American Political Will

The 1960s saw a rapidly increasing American public awareness of the world population problem. The invention of the contraceptive pill...

NSSM 200, the Vatican, and the World Population Explosion

On March 30, 1995, Pope John Paul II made public his encyclical letter entitled Evangelicum Vitae, which assailed both abortion and contraception...

Excerpts from: The Life and Death of NSSM 200: How the Destruction of Political Will Doomed a U.S. Population Policy

It is most important to understand that the Vatican leadership can visualize a world where it no longer exists. It was this chilling vision that…

National Security Study Memorandum 200: World Population Growth And U.S. Security

From his first days in office, President Nixon understood the grave dangers of high rates of population growth—more than any other president.

Papal Power: U.S. Security Population Directive Undermined by Vatican with ‘Ecumenism’ A Tool

In an earlier article appearing in this journal, I described why the very survival of papal authority is threatened by population growth control...

Infallibility and the Population Problem

Though the population explosion was a politically correct topic in America in the early 1970s, during the course of my graduate studies...

Our Chairman Stephen D. Mumford, DrPH

N4CM Chairman Dr Stephen D Mumford is the founder and President of the Center for Research on Population and Security...

The Catholic Doctrine and Reproductive Health: Why the Church Can’t Change

The anti-abortion movement in the United States was created in response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade in 1973...