challenging religious privilege in public life

Stephen D. Mumford

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How Papal Authority is Threatened by Population Growth Control

The solutions to the problem of overpopulation threaten the continued existence of the church as it has evolved over the past 2000 years.

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.

How the undemocratic activities of the Catholic Church silences critics

The fear felt by many American politicians aware of the undemocratic activities of the church has resulted in their silence.

The dogma of infallibility lies at the heart of the overpopulation problem

There is a nearly total lack of awareness that the problem of contraception is related to the problem of papal infallibility.

The Catholic Church and Its Obsession With Sex

The Church, from the beginning, was concerned with "out-reproducing" other groups. Sex, to some extent, became a concern on those grounds.

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.

The Catholic Church has always rejected freedom of speech

The machinery that the Church uses in the United States to enforce its boycott of unfriendly literature is quite elaborate.

How the Vatican Infringes on US Sovereignty

The Vatican acts in part, often soundlessly and most effectively, through a relatively small number of Americans who give the Church their loyalty.

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...

Why Is Papal Authority Threatened by Population Growth Control?

The proposed solutions to population growth threaten the continued existence of the church as it has evolved over the past 2000 years.

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