challenging religious privilege in public life

Stephen D. Mumford

American Catholic Bishops: The Human Life Amendment — and Beyond

Nothing threatens the Papacy more than the continuing challenges to papal authority which are certain to come from our American democracy.

How the Vatican’s enormous power undermines family planning worldwide

The Church is completely candid about its opposition to birth control and professes that it will do everything possible to accomplish its purposes.

Techniques used by the Vatican to exercise control

The Vatican exercises eight kinds of power - all of which have been used and have proved effective in opposing social issues in the US.

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...

The Catholic Church and Social Justice Issues

The Vatican and Catholic hierarchy in general concern themselves too much with dominance and too little with social justice.

The Origins of Vatican Power in America

To understand the population problem and the inertia currently seen in dealing with this problem, one must understand the origins of Vatican power.

The Importance of Papal Infallibility to Roman Catholicism

According to Catholic theologian Hans Küng, “Infallibility performed the function of a metadogma, shielding and insuring all the other dogmas.

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

A fascinating and disturbing insight into a population policy that could have changed the world but for the machinations of the Vatican.

Why America needs to confront the Vatican

An American confrontation with the Vatican over its anti-family-planning efforts is prerequisite to removal of this obstruction to the common good.

FREE BOOK: The Life and Death of NSSM 200: How the Destruction of Political Will Doomed a US Population Policy

“The Life and Death of NSSM 200” by N4CM Chairman Stephen D Mumford is freely available to download. Dr Mumford brings to bear overwhelming...