Before a few Catholic priests or lay people can object that this pronouncement of the popes is not infallible because it was not made ex cathedra, let me remind them of the teachings of the Second Vatican Council (the 50th anniversary of whose opening we celebrated last Oct. 11). As any one can read in […]
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 […]
Infallible Teaching on Artificial Contraceptives by Dr. Bernardo Villegas Even before the “limits to growth” hypothesis broke out in the 1970s, as an economist I had always rejected any attempt to resuscitate of the completely discredited theory that Thomas Malthus first proferred more than two centuries ago. My training at Harvard under Nobel Prize winners […]
All other things being equal, it doesn’t take much grey matter to realize that convenient, widespread access to contraception has made it easier to commit adultery. …and a general lowering of moral standards. Not much experience is needed to be fully aware of human weakness and to understand that human beings—and especially the young, who […]
July 19, 2011 – Congressman Roilo Golez gave a talk on the status of the fight against the RH Bill. The talk was conducted at the Adamson University during the celebration of the Humanae Vitae Week.
This is posted with permission from WillyJ. — Senator Miriam Santiago delivers Part 1 of her sponsorship speech of the Senate version of the RH bill. In so many words, Santiago attempts here to justify her dissent of a key teaching of the Catholic Church. Mainly, she cites the primacy of conscience as the primary […]