Category Archives: Family

The Heart of the Matter at the Supreme Court Today

Today’s Washington Post editorial is titled, “The Supreme Court Must Finish the Job on Same Sex Equality.” In it, we read: The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case widely expected to decide a great civil rights issue … Continue reading

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A Call To Prayer for the Supreme Court

On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments on what may be the most important case in our lifetimes. It will consider whether to change the legal definition of marriage for the entire country with a ruling expected in … Continue reading

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Poverty: It’s Not Too Late to Win the War

Poverty often results from the natural human tendency to respond to incentives. That’s true, by the way, not only for those who receive money from government programs but also for those whose livelihood depends on managing government programs. One example is the … Continue reading

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Sex Selective Abortion: Femicide Emerges in the USA

Sex selective abortion reminds us that every vacuum of virtue is filled with evil. In the US, because we have failed to support the dignity of human life from conception to natural death, we are witnessing an increase of evil. In … Continue reading

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Rape, Abortion, and the Miss USA Contest

What is the value of the life of a woman conceived in rape? Does making a political statement justify a mother aborting her baby? A career opportunity? A pregnancy as a result of a rape? In the last few months, … Continue reading

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The Exorbitant Price of Our New Sexual Norms

The revival of pagan culture has restored pagan sexuality as the sexual norm. Damon Linker, Senior Correspondent at the Week magazine, recently wrote an article titled “What Religious Traditionalists Can Teach Us About Sex.” He lays the blame for the … Continue reading

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A Female Mom and a Male Dad: What Every Child Needs

Every child needs a male father and a female mother. So wrote Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires before becoming Pope Francis. In a day where there is personal and cultural confusion about what it means to be a … Continue reading

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Every Mother is a Teacher

“Like mother, like child” is no mere platitude. Both men and women have public and domestic roles, commitments to the community and to the family. But these roles are not synonymous. Part of the transcendent nature of the feminine is … Continue reading

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The Mother is the Teacher … But What Will She Teach?

We’ve written before about the power of a mother, not only in the life of a child but in the development of a society. In her powerful essay, The Christian View of the Child, mother and lifelong educator, Dr. Elizabeth Youmans … Continue reading

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What a True Feminist Said About Female Courage

A feminist, like everyone else, can be inconsistent. You could summarize a recent post by Calah Alexander that way. We came across Ms. Alexander’s piece, “What a Woman in Crisis Really Needs” recently. I’m sick and tired of hearing about … Continue reading

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