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On the line: Women’s Right to Choose Abortion or Not. Who Decides?

Robert P. George’s Tuesday, September 4 article, "Cardinal Dolan Goes To Charlotte" in the Wall Street Journal perfectly (Page A 19) describes the powerful influence…

A few reasons Americans have a distorted view of the Catholic Church

Any time a report appears in the press placing the Church in a bad light, almost without exception there is an immediate demand for an…

Should Catholic priests and nuns who are “good people” leave the church?

Frequently I’m attacked for criticizing priests and nuns who are manifestly “good people.” The difficulty is that priests and nuns are caught in a wrenching…

Why should the Pope decide what is moral and what is immoral?

The principle of papal infallibility is now the fundamental principle of the Church. It is the glue that holds all dogma, all Church teachings, together.

Meet the federal judge who took on the Catholic Church

One of the early great successes of the U.S. Bishops’ Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities was the passage of the Hyde Amendment in 1976, the…

The Protect Your Vaginal Rights Election

As Hurricane Isaac lumbered past the site of the Republican National Convention much business remains to be accomplished.

The “Human Life Amendment”, Catholic bishops and the GOP

There is a mountain of evidence that the bishops enjoyed great success in killing American political will through implementation of their Pastoral Plan.

Why is the Vatican obliged to halt legalized abortion and contraception despite the strong wishes of Americans?

Why is the Vatican obliged to halt legalized abortion and contraception despite the strong wishes of Americans? When our government legalized...

What was the role of the Vatican in the destruction of American political will to deal with overpopulation?

The Vatican acted against the Rockefeller Commission and NSSM 200 recommendations because the survival of the Papacy was on the line.

Why did American political will to deal with overpopulation fade away?

The Rockefeller commission report and NSSM 200 are arguably two of the most important works on overpopulation ever written.

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