The expansion of personal rights has not been counterbalanced by recognition and moral imperative to fulfill counterbalancing and corresponding duties.Read more
Love is powerful precisely because it doesn’t choose the saner or safer route. It suffers and it sacrifices.
The Randian materialism that emphasizes meritocracy over community is a sickness of post-modern culture, one that has placed the values of the West on a sickbed through sheer obesity and decadence rather than an lack of vitality from within.
Projecting one’s expectations for life onto another person through any institution is to attempt to bend marriage into something for which it is not intended.
By accepting the notion that the unborn child is an unjust aggressor, the consequence is the legalization of abortion and its institutionalization within the legal framework of any society.
Our need for measured rationality is really overrated. That is, we do not always act with a full understanding of things and the explicit evidence that would support our conclusions.
Moral relativism simply ignores evil, and by doing so, obliterates the possibility of forgiveness.
Should we have more confidence in scientific or common sense judgments when seeking an answer to the question, “how do we know whether climate change is occurring or not?”
The touchstone of the Petrine Office is unity. By freezing out Cardinal Burke and not expelling the heterodox German Cardinals, Francis is preventing another German Revolt.
Wouldn’t it be fitting and good if in suffering we saw a first invitation to encounter His divinity? And so it is.