The Vatican just wants to see Catholic nuns abiding by the norms of the Church without undermining her teachings or authority. Is this a surprise?
Fingers on the Triggers
The “trigger warning” movement seeks to scrub college campuses clean of words and ideas that might cause discomfort or hurt feelings.
Zeal for the Culture of Death
Catholics for Choice has always promoted the “progressive theology” of Catholic dissident-theologians who treat abortion as a moral choice.
Those Hurtful Ads!
Those NOR ads are presumably supposed to be satirical, but they're actually insensitive, judgmental, mean-spirited and hurtful....
Through the ages, great ideas have frequently found their expression in great works of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.
Muslims often claim that Islam is a misunderstood religion. This is partially true, insofar as many people do not understand the nature of Islam or what it teaches.
Biotechnology & Posthumanism
Technology may finally make us so unhappy we will begin to effectively criticize its consequences with the whole human good in mind.
The Trendy Atheists
Richard Dawkins and his ilk view Catholics as deluded faith-heads whose minds have been taken over by irrational superstitions.
Despite any attempts at reading the tea leaves of Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s past life, it's far from clear how he is going to handle becoming Pope Francis.
Same-sex marriage was the invention of the Emperor Nero, who had at least three such nuptials, one in which he played the bride.
The Problem of Evil
The Church is clear-eyed about the devil's existence and demands that we neither minimize nor exaggerate the danger he presents to our salvation.
New Age & Gnosticism
There's far more to this movement than the self-indulgent silliness of astrology, crystals, weird workshops, and the accompanying psychobabble.
Catholic Social Teaching
The same papal statements that criticize socialism also criticize capitalism, and for the same basic reason.
Syrian archbishop: Russian intervention helps us
Christians in the country feel hope thanks to Putin
Polish prelate posts summaries of Synod talks
Report on speeches appears to violate established rules
Synod briefing: Western views don't dominate
Prelates confirm needed breadth of discussions, viewpoints
African bishops slam 'ideological colonization'
'Aid should not be linked with promotion of ideologies'
Last fed. audit of NIH/HHS baby-parts research: 2007
Agencies rush to hide facts while Obama Admin. covers
Canada: Catholic newspapers reject pro-life ads
Voter guides ok'ed by Protestant mags w/ same tax status
Diocese transfers property ownership to churches
Critics claim transfers are attempt to reduce liability
Cardinal Napier: Fears of Synod 'rigging' allayed
Perceives overall 'more open-handed approach' this year
Texas bishops join fight against payday lending
State doesn't limit it; poor saddled with exorbitant rates
Group advocates Catholic renewal at Marquette U.
'A secularized, ersatz Christianity' supplanted the Faith
Italian priest suspended for pedophilia remarks
Said neglected kids seek comfort, some priests 'give in'
U.S. non-Catholics now view Pope more favorably
Pew survey shows impact of his visit, esp. on liberals
Vocations decrease in China after gov't restrictions
Also, parents are less encouraging due to one-child policy
College cuts genderless bathrooms after ‘peeping’
Activist: It's a 'situation ripe for abuse by predators'
Harvard debate team loses to New York inmates
Topic: immigration issue; inmates trained by Bard College
Pope Francis is contender for Nobel Peace Prize
As is Eritrean priest who set up a hotline for refugees
Judge: Congress can have all PP-video footage
But CMP must also provide same to Nat'l Abortion Fed'n
Pope makes surprise intervention at Synod start
Divorce and remarriage issue is not our 'only problem'
Satanists to Missouri gov: Abortion is ‘sacrament’
Lawsuit identifies abortion as 'essential religious duty'
Chicago archdiocese removes priest from ministry
Cites 'inappropriate relationship with an adult man'
Patriarch decries U.S. policy toward Syria
'Can’t export Western democracy' amid 'hegemony of religion'
France to strip five 'terrorists' of nationality
Continues to crack down on homegrown jihadists
Calif. governor legalizes physician-assisted suicide
5th state to allow it; 'biggest victory' for death movement
Key Synod official sets strong conservative tone
Erdo: 'Between truth and falsehood there's no gradualism'
Papal abuse commission member criticizes Pope
For defending his appointment of problem Chile bishop
Gay 'Rainbow Catholics' group launches in Rome
Voice experience of 'life as dregs among people of God'
New PP video footage: Abortionist goes for brains
Employed by Texas PP, she does abortions after 24 weeks
C. Fiorina: PP CEO Cecile Richards should resign
Unless we defund and prosecute, 'nothing’s going to change'
IS destroys 2,000-yr-old triumphal arch in Palmyra
Murders the city’s 82-year-old former antiquities chief
Pope to Synod: Defend indissolubility of marriage
Church called to carry out mission in unchanging truth
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