Dolan on the Gospel of Life

On January 24, Archbishop Dolan, crusader for what is right and true, gave remarks at a law school, some of which I thought might be shared here… The title assigned me — Law and the Gospel of Life — obviously has in mind the masterful encyclical of Blessed John Paul II, Evangelium Vitae, the Gospel…

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The Catholic Take on the Contraceptive Mandate

From the NY Daily News: Proponents of the recent Health and Human Services contraceptive coverage mandate often criticize Catholic teachings. Yet how many have truly considered the reasons behind our opposition to artificial birth control? Have they explored research linking contraceptive use to higher rates of divorce, unplanned pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and abortion? I’ve…

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Catholicism Aside…

does reproductive freedom mean a right to free birth control? Nope: Supporters of Obama’s birth control rule conflate liberty with subsidies, insisting that you are not really free to do something (in this case, use contraceptives) unless it’s free. According to this logic, observant Jews do not have religious freedom unless the government pays for…

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