Family

The Nobility of the Holy Family and Prayer to Saint Joseph

Mary, Joseph, and Therefore Jesus, Were Born of Royal Stock Taken from a sermon of Saint Bernardine of Siena (1380-1444) about Saint Joseph: Firstly, let us consider the nobility of the bride the Most Holy Virgin. The Blessed Virgin was nobler than any other creature that had been born in human form that could be or …

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This Is Why Social Media Isn’t Social and Can Harm Youth

On 26 December [2019] 17-year-old Bryce Gowdy from Deerfield Beach, Florida, posted a tweet: “To be or not to be.” A few days later, he committed suicide. The tell-tale tweet is typical of how social media has dominated the lives of young people. Even their deaths are announced for all who want to see. The …

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Perpetual Adolescence: When Coming of Age Doesn’t Come

Parents have always complained about children. These complaints usually stop when their children grow up and assume responsibilities. Something has changed with this generation. Many youth are neither growing up nor assuming responsibility. America is facing a coming-of-age crisis that leaves young people ill-equipped to survive in a highly unstable world. One in three of …

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The Church’s Infallible and Immutable Doctrine on Contraception Stands Amid Opposition

Statements by Cardinals George Cottier and Javier Lozano Barragán that condom use is legitimate in certain circumstances to prevent the spread of AIDS1 created confusion among Catholics worldwide and caused enormous scandal. Unfortunately, these high-ranking prelates, who held important posts in the Roman Curia, joined a growing number of prominent Church figures around the world …

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Humanae Vitae: The Encyclical that Condemned the Sexual Revolution

On 25 July, the feast of Saint James the Apostle, the Church observes the anniversary of the publication of the Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Of Human Life), by Pope Paul VI [in 1968].1 The Sexual Revolution The context of the encyclical letter was the Sexual Revolution of the mid-sixties. Fashion, literature and the entertainment industry all …

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What Do We Mean by an Organic Christian Society?

Perhaps the best way to describe an organic Christian society is to take an example of a society from the past — that which existed in the Christendom of old. In this society, the most vibrant of all the elements was the family. Indeed, although the State and other lower social groups are born from …

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CSE Protest March Cape Town 2019

A peaceful march to Parliament took place on Saturday 30 November 2019 in Cape Town. Many churches in the Western Cape comprising a wide cross-section of Christian denominations and independent Church networks peacefully marched to Parliament on Saturday 30 November 2019 to demand the cancellation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in public schools and the …

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Turning Women into “Gestators” Is the Way to Abolish Motherhood

The present manifestations of feminism are mere phases of a process that seeks the annihilation of women. It seems a contradiction. Feminism claims to glorify women and their accomplishments. Women’s Studies departments worldwide are supposedly dedicated to the study of women’s achievements and the denouncing of the “oppression” they have suffered over the ages. However, …

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This is How Television Creates a Little Satanist Girl

A twenty-first-century version of an old character is coming back to television. Netflix is about to release their series, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch. The Sabrina character has a long history. Understanding the implications of that history provides insight for those baffled by Satanism’s increasing popularity among young people. It helps people understand …

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