The Vatican has had so much success at shutting down efforts to control population growth that draconian actions have not yet been necessary.
Religious zealotism lies behind this controversy and will continue to play a powerful role in keeping women from getting essential services.
The Catholic hierarchy exercises their sovereignty without the direct use of force, armies, police, or weapons. How is this possible?
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.
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.
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…