Taking a Stand on the RH Bill, from kaRoger

Ngunit hindi ako naniniwalang responsibilidad ng estado na magpamahagi ng contraceptives sa mga mamamayan nito. Alam ko ay ang responsibilidad ng estadong paglingkuran at protektahan ang sambayanan at mapalaya ang mamamayan nito sa kahirapan sa pamamagitan ng mga polisiya sa pagbibigay ng sapat na batayang serbisyong panlpunan, sapat na trabaho, mataas na batayan ng pamumuhay…

A View from the Other Side

Interesting blog post about something happening in America, Land of the Free: I know a young man who is heartbroken and devastated because his fiancée’s Catholic mother informed her daughter she would absolutely refuse to attend their wedding unless the couple agreed to use contraception. “I raised an intelligent, independent daughter,” this woman insisted, “smart…

Catholics and Condoms

The inside pages of the ad announce that, “Catholics support the use of condoms to prevent HIV,” while attempting to justify this claim by misquoting Pope Benedict XVI in his 2010 book co-authored with Peter Seewald, Light of the World. The point of the ad is obvious: to pit Catholics against their bishops by calling…

Do Good Catholics Use Condoms?

It’s unclear why so many people insist on describing themselves as “Catholic” when they apparently have no desire to actually learn and live the tenets of the Catholic religion. Yet because of their relentless insistence to muddy the waters and return civilization to the era of the sophists, a clarification of the truly Catholic position…

Flood Victims Flock to Churches

And if you thought that it was only the rescuers who were heroes, our priests also deserve our gratitude for opening their doors to poor refugees seeking shelter from the rain, the floods, and the cold. At Sto. Domingo church, the seminarians cooked hot meals for the wet, shivering and hungry. The same was also…

C4RH using Mary and the Holy Rosary in vain

Something diabolical is afoot: Catholics for Reproductive Health (C4RH) is using Mary and the Holy Rosary to promote something which is contrary to the teaching of the Catholic Church. I think they found a mnemonic device: RH is Roproductive Bill, so HR is Holy Rosary. HR for RH. Sounds good, right? But alas, as the…