challenging religious privilege in public life

Stephen D. Mumford


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: American Democracy and the Vatican: Population Growth and National Security

A daring exposé of a largely secret but powerful opposition to controlling population growth and establishing a sustainable society by the Vatican.

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.

FREE BOOK: The Pope and the New Apocalypse: The Holy War Against Family Planning

Conservative lawmakers around the US have launched one of the most extreme assaults on women’s choice the US has seen in decades. It is in…

Why The Pope Can’t Change The Church’s Position On Birth Control: Implications For Americans

The antiabortion movement in the United States was created in response to the US Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade in 1973, which legalized…

The Vatican’s Role in the World Population Crisis: The Untold Story

Why is the Vatican so anxious to impose its will on the world of Catholics and non-Catholics alike when it comes to abortion and family…

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…