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Same-Sex Marriage

The Catholic Church After Obergefell

THE CASE FOR ORTHODOXY

Thomas Storck

September 2015

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Action Speaks Louder
September 2015

Nobody really expects anything other than carefully-penned statements from the USCCB. But what's preventing our bishops from performing a great exorcism of the U.S., as has happened in Mexico?

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Learning to Live as Dissidents
September 2015

The first victim of media vilification following the decision was Justice Antonin Scalia, who made clear that he thought the Court had overstepped its bounds and that the majority opinion "poses a threat to American democracy."

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Acquiescing to Alternative Voices
July-August 2015

The spectacle of Catholics supporting social movements that counter Church teaching can't be blamed on poor catechesis but on the of catechesis.

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The High Cost of Free Speech
June 2014

Many high-profile tech leaders have been strong and generous backers of the effort to legalize same-sex marriage. Former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich was run out of town for having donated a meager $1,000 to the opposition. Corporate culture still encourages a groupthink mentality.

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Same-Sex "Marriage" & the Totalitarian Notion of Civil Authority

MAKING PUBLIC WHAT IS PRIVATE

William Newton

July-August 2013

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The French Revolution, Part Deux
July-August 2013

France is seeing its largest, most prolonged public demonstrations of the past several decades; millions are protesting same-sex marriage and adoption.

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The Identity of the Family Is in Jeopardy
May 2013

In 2010 then-Cardinal Bergoglio sent a letter to the Carmelite nuns of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires asking them to pray that God spare their nation from the harm of same-sex marriage.

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There Goes the Village
November 2012

Not long after the same-sex marriage battles have begun we are beginning to hear promotion of polygamy, three-parent laws, and even talk of legal incest.

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"Gay Marriage" Is Not Marriage. Here's Why.

AN INVITATION TO INSANITY

Monica Migliorino Miller

July-August 2012

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The Wages of Motherhood
June 2012

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.

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The Future of Marriage in America
April 2012

Perhaps the Church in America could take a lesson from Mexico, where the government does not recognize ecclesiastical marriages and Catholics must get married .

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Totalitarianism or Anarchy?
November 2005

Homosexuals regard the outlawing of same-sex "marriage" as a violation of political and cultural freedom - a soft despotism.

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Hysteria Central
October 2005

Michael O'Brien is an accomplished Catholic novelist. His strength is fiction.

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A Rosy Future for Same-Sex "Marriage"?

RUMP RANGERS IN ANCIENT ROME

Leland D. Peterson

June 2005

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Is Same-Sex "Marriage" Inevitable?
February 2004

American culture is so degenerate that it hardly makes any difference anymore.

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