It appears a done deal: Amy Coney Barrett, faithful Catholic and Supreme Court nominee, will be confirmed to the Supreme Court before election day. The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote at 1:00 p.m. Thursday; and just a few days later, the Republican-majority Senate will vote
The mystery of our salvation is present in a hidden way,” (Dei Verbum, 15). Tied up in this mystery is the mystery of the feminine genius, which John Paul II lauded in myriad ways and on multiple occasions. The Old Testament Scriptures offer fascinating insights
Over the last 60 years or so, the “sexual revolution” has transformed nearly every aspect of American society. Propaganda for the sexual revolution flowed from the pages of such publications as Cosmopolitan, where a young journalist named Sue Ellen Browder (among others) worked hard to push
Yesterday my priest preached a good sermon on homosexuality, and sexuality in general. I mention this because I observed recently in this space that I had only once in my 26 years of practicing either Catholicism or Orthodoxy heard a sermon that mentioned sexuality. (Aside
Several years ago, Pope Francis reiterated Catholic teaching against contraception and drew this response from a self-proclaimed Catholic feminist: “Here was yet another example of the all-male hierarchy completely failing to understand what it is like to be a woman, or to live in a family, or
It is difficult to be a woman today, especially a Christian woman. It’s no wonder Catholics are confused about who they are. The Church boldly declares feminine traits are part of a woman’s core identity, deeply rooted in their souls, not just apparent in their physical appearance.
Check out this 1953 broadcast from Venerable Fulton Sheen on how “the level of any civilization is always the level of its womanhood.” He explains the different ways women do not fail and how they contribute to the betterment of society.
The following is Pope Saint John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter “Mulieris Dignitatem,” (The Genius of Women), issued August 15, 1988. INTRODUCTION A sign of the times THE DIGNITY AND THE VOCATION OF WOMEN – a subject of constant human and Christian reflection – have gained exceptional
The following is Pope Saint John Paul II’s Apostolic Exhortation “Familiaris Consortio,” (On the Role of the Christian Family in the Modern World), issued November 22, 1981. INTRODUCTION The Church at the Service of the Family 1. The family in the modern world, as much
Men and women in family, society and politics The Letter of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith to the World Episcopate on the Collaboration of Men and Women in the Church and in the World underlines the equality in human dignity and yet the fundamental