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Why we should baptize with beer instead of water

In Abortion, Bible, Birth Control, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Conservative, Ethics, Faith, Feminism, God, Humor, Jesus, Liturgy, Orthodoxy, Philosophy, Population, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Religion, Sacraments, Satire, Science, Secularism, Sin, Spoof, Theology, Tradition, Values on April 11, 2011 at 03:02

A Catholic DISSENT from the Pope’s prohibition of beer baptism: on exegetical, historical-critical, theological, pastoral, missiological, ecclesiological, epidemiological, semio-linguistic, scientific, phenomenological, anthropological, gender-egalitarian, epistemological, and faith-based grounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Abortion and St. Augustine (from the blogosphere)

In Abortion, Blogging, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Culture War, Ethics, Internet, Orthodoxy, Politics, Pro-Life, Religion, Theology, United States on September 1, 2008 at 10:04

The action of the bishops and bloggers of the Church merit the gratitude of Christians everywhere… Read the rest of this entry »

Roe versus “Roe v. Wade”

In Abortion, Catholicism, Christianity, Conservatism, Conservative, Conversion, Faith, Life, News, Politics, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Religion, Spirituality, Thoughts, United States, Values on June 22, 2008 at 12:10

CNA reports that Norma McCorvey will appear in a pro-life TV commercial for the first time. As “Jane Roe”, McCorvey initiated the case of Roe vs. Wade Read the rest of this entry »

A note on genetic discrimination

In Abortion, Birth Control, Conservative, Culture War, Distributism, Economics, Ethics, Family, Feminism, Philosophy, Politics, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Thoughts, Values on May 27, 2008 at 20:13

Reuters reported early this month that the US Federal Congress had overwhelmingly approved a bill that prohibits insurers from discriminating against people with genetic predispositions to illness. According to the report Read the rest of this entry »

UK psychiatrists say abortion harmful to women’s health

In Abortion, Culture War, Debate, Ethics, Feminism, Health, Human Rights, News, Opinion, Politics, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Science, Suicide, Values on April 30, 2008 at 20:10

Abortion could pose a psychological health risk, says the British Royal College of Psychiatrists on the basis of recent studies that, among others, point to the heightened suicide rate among women who’ve had abortions Read the rest of this entry »

Why we are not pro-choice (part 2)

In Abortion, Christianity, Conservatism, Culture War, Ethics, Feminism, Human Rights, Philosophy, Politics, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Religion, Science on January 28, 2008 at 00:11

The mere fact that some definition is a social construct doesn’t mean no one can be right about it… Read the rest of this entry »

Why we are not “pro-choice” (part 1 of 2)

In Abortion, Catholicism, Christianity, Conservative, Culture War, Debate, Ethics, God, Health, Human Rights, Opinion, Philosophy, Politics, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Religion, Theology, Values on January 13, 2008 at 23:05

Abortion is not a free-for-all where one can make any choice… it involves the rights of different human beings, one of whom, the unborn, will certainly be killed by abortion… Read the rest of this entry »

Letter to a Pro-Choice Activist

In Abortion, Christianity, Family, God, Life, Philosophy, Politics, Religion, Science, Thoughts on June 3, 2007 at 03:56

Dear E____,

Thank you very much for your letter, which was very informative and, truth be told, very well-argued.  I am glad that you made a serious and informed effort to educate others-particularly us, the Catholic moralists-of your views on abortion and of your reasons for maintaining them.  In response, I hope to be able to give a similarly serious and informed explanation of our views on the issue, and why we think “pro-choice” views are not correct. 

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