Leon Podles describes the tension between masculinity and Christianity, and aims to scope out the likely role of men in the future of the Church.
NEW OXFORD NOTEBOOK
No temporal or civilizational events can override the sacramental necessity of the Catholic priesthood’s being reserved to men.
DOES THE CHURCH OPPRESS WOMEN ?
Frederick W. Marks
Sweden's "first feminist government" sent a delegation to sign a trade deal in Iran, where the women felt compelled to wear headscarves and heavy coats.
Stephen J. Kovacs
A review of The Authority of Women in the Catholic Church
Anne Barbeau Gardiner
A review of The Flipside of Feminism: What Conservative Women Know -- and Men Can't Say
Video games, superhero movies, and comic-book conventions are marketed to grown men, who comprise a significant portion of consumers of such products.
The Vatican just wants to see Catholic nuns abiding by the norms of the Church without undermining her teachings or thumbing their noses at legitimate religious authority. Is this a surprise?
Mainstream news reports of the Vatican's 'Doctrinal Assessment of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious' reported on what the nuns say they see as the controversy, rather than on the controversy itself.
Viewed from the perspective of home and community, there's so much value attached to the work of stay-at-home mothers, that we've only just begun to count the cost of losing them to the workplace.
Anne Barbeau Gardiner takes on an author who has "made a career of treating the Bible sacrilegiously" and sees power, not Logos, as the ultimate reality.
A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner of The Catholic Priesthood and Women: A Guide to the Teaching of the Church
an EASY, SMOOTH DESCENT INTO APOSTASY
The nation's largest organization of administrators of women's religious orders is also being investigated by the Vatican.
It's official: The Holy See will undertake an apostolic visitation of women's religious orders in the United States -- but about 30 years too late.
BATTLE STRATEGIES OF THE SEXES
Alice von Hildebrand
Literature offers many examples highlighting the fact that, in very subtle ways, men can be victimized -- even “tortured” -- by the fair sex.
EXERCISES IN TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY
This popular author and conference speaker, with a master’s in transpersonal psychology, is an evangelist for New Age syncretism.
'I EMPOWERED WOMEN'
HER CAUSE WAS A DIRE NECESSITY
The needs and desires of the lapsed male Catholic are alien to most clergy, as evidenced by the typical outreach programs they suggest.
THE RISE OF 'DOMESTIC DIVAS'
Jeffrey R. Jackson
Bush's military isn't reconsidering the feminist experiment devised under Bill Clinton; it is completing it.
"Money is power." And, boy, do these feminists want money.
Thanks to feminism, being a "good mother" has become being a "good father."
Many Catholics disfigure pronouns so as to support the fragile female and her vulnerability to the dread Generic Masculine.
Review of God or Goddess? Feminist Theology: What Is It? Where Does It Lead?
FROM "FEELINGS" TO OBJECTIVE TRUTH
I became a Catholic because I sought objective Truth, a Truth that leaves both feminism and Protestantism in the dust.
WE FORGOT THE FUTURE & OUR CHILDREN
How are we to heal society and the church of negative “masculine” qualities, if not through the love of Christ which comes in the sacraments and prayer?
IS “GOD THE MOTHER” JUST AS GOOD?
An intelligent group like feminist theologians could manufacture six or seven attractive religious ideas in any given morning, and then invent a sacrament or two over lunch.
The significance of the biological distinctions between men and women, amplified by centuries of religiously and culturally encouraged differences, are not to be altogether scorned.
A QUESTION OF PRIORITIES
James J. Thompson Jr.
The Christian conservative must not subsume his religion under his politics and thereby pervert a timeless Gospel into an ideological weapon.
- Karl Keating