Man fallen
August 13, 2018
We continue to insist that change is progress self indulgence is freedom and novelty is originality in these circumstances it is difficult to avoid the conclusion that western man has decided to abolish himself. Creating his own boredom out of his own affluence his own vulnerability out of…
THE SANCTITY OF LIFE
August 13, 2018
Contraception is a deliberate act calculated to prevent the conception of new life. It is available in several forms. Secular sources provide it in forms which work ‘artificially,’ as opposed to the use of natural bodily rhythm. ‘The sanctity of life’ denotes that life is sacred, and ‘sacred’…
CONSEQUENCES OF A SOCIETY WHICH MADE BAD CHOICES?
August 13, 2018
In light of recent events...terrorists attack, the killing to two little girls by Ian Huntley, etc. I think we should wonder when this all started. The liberals complained about prayer in our schools, and we said OK. Then someone said you better not read the Bible in school ..... the Bible says…
Destruction of self
August 13, 2018
ABORTION BY STEALTH So many aspects of Humanae Vitae deserve discussion in depth, however, in this article I am constrained to concentrate on only a very small number of these. Prime amongst them being the brutal reality of the utterly shameless failure of Catholic bishops, priests and…
Ageing population
August 13, 2018
Many people who have heard of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae (HV) – Catholics included – probably think it was a major disaster. Today, public opinion rejects or ignores the Pope’s condemnation of artificial contraception. Roughly 70% of women of reproductive age outside Africa use…
False freedom
August 13, 2018
The 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae has prompted discussion about its supposed failure. But since it was a response to the Sexual Revolution, perhaps we should discuss the success of unlimited sexual freedom. And the astonishing truth is that while limiting access to sex tends to increase…
Luther and his theses
August 13, 2018
Ideas have consequences. Their consequences may not be immediately evident but they will as surely as day follows night, invariably reveal themselves. Many of us may not be aware that the modern world in which we live is a direct and logical consequence of a bad idea. Five hundred years ago,…