In John Paul II, the Church had a strikingly original philosopher; in Benedict XVI, one of the world’s finest theologians; and in Francis, a distinguished spiritual director. Instead of contesting traditional Catholic notions, Francis assumes them.
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Vergara is the highest-paid actress in American television. Loeb is New York "royalty". Vergara, who is Catholic, refuses to allow the embryos to be brought to term with a surrogate mother; Loeb, who is not, insists that they have a right to life.
Why? It features happy Down syndrome children. France, the nation of liberté, égalité, fraternité. Yeah, right. But not for Down syndrome people.
This brilliant short documentary explains why euthanasia abandons patients.
The extraordinary victory of Donald Trump represents an abject failure of the American intelligentsia to understand the mood of the electorate. But will they resign? Fat chance.
The Mayer Report on Sexuality and Gender is the largest medical-scientific Review in this subject. It does not include moral or philosophical considerations.
What Christians see in the saints is not just their good deeds. Mother Teresa’s were unstinting and bountiful, but she is not being canonized as a posthumous reward for “behaving like Mother Teresa”.