Moral/Sexual Issues

Gaga over Gaga

July 8, 2011

A Cultural Dissection by my friend Liz Lev: Who’s Judas? Who’s Lady Gaga? Whatever qualms about form and meaning that contemporary art might raise, at least Calatrava and Arnaldo Pomodoro can lay some claim to the hard-earned title of artist. This week I was confronted with another use of the title, the pop star. While [...]

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Governor Cuomo offended by Charge of Concubinage

June 29, 2011

Change Behavior, not the Word Read also Sex & the Empire State

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Handing Her an Apple

June 15, 2011

I don’t remember who it was that did this, though I think it was Pope John XXIII. A woman approached him at a wedding event. The woman was very scantily clad with bosoms hanging out and a revealing dress. Pope Paul XXIII handed her an apple. She asked, “Why are you giving me an apple?” [...]

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Disgusted in the Air

June 9, 2011

Janet and I are flying from Rome to Tel Aviv. It is a comfortable flight but I am still nauseated. There are four Dutch gays on the plane in front of us and across the isle. I could spot them instantly and they are utterly disgusting. Heading to gay bars in Tel Aviv no doubt. [...]

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Are You Celebrating Gay Pride Month?

June 8, 2011

If not, why not? Obama has declared June as Gay Pride Month. Therefore as an American (if indeed you are one), your nation is including you in a celebration — celebrating the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, trans-gender lifestyle! Hey Obama, I object!! I want to opt out of your perverted declaration. Not only opt out — [...]

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Obama Shuts Down Anti-Porn Task Force

April 26, 2011

Is anyone surprised? The guy sees all the right things as wrong, and all the wrong things as right. He is backwards, upside down and hopefully on his way out! Obama Discontinues Porn Task Force

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Stop Eating Animals! It is Against the Plan of God!

April 20, 2011

IF YOU EAT ANIMALS YOU ARE VIOLATING THE PLAN OF GOD. YOU SHOULD BE A VEGAN AND EAT NO ANIMAL PRODUCTS, INCLUDING FISH, EGGS, MILK, YOGURT, LOCUSTS OR MEAT. IS THIS **REALLY** GOD’S PLAN? MY RESPONSE TO A VEGAN CRITIC (updated 4/22/11) The original blog and comments An added comment. It was asserted that many [...]

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Gays in the Military? What Do the Joint Chiefs of Staff Think?

February 4, 2011

Watch the reaction of the Joint Chiefs of Staff…

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Once Gay Always Gay?

February 2, 2011

This idea of ‘once gay, always gay’ is a political position, not a scientific position” – http://zenit.org/article-26183?l=english

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What Comes to Mind When You Look at this Picture?

February 2, 2011

I think I know what came to your mind, but it is NOT what you thought! This was taken when I was running along Juhu Beach in Mumbai India. This is a common scene in India and much of the world. It is two men walking with arms around each other’s shoulder. You often see [...]

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Heroes Still Walk Among Us

February 2, 2011

Lone Nepali Soldier Defends Potential Rape Victim Against 40 Men I was asked to warn that there might be some rough crude language but in the text it is *****’ed out.

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Sister Keehan Accepts Bishops’ Authority over Catholic Hospitals

February 1, 2011

Isn’t that good of her??  :-) WASHINGTON, D.C., JAN. 31, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Sister Carol Keehan, who garnered widespread attention with her support of Barack Obama’s health care reform proposal in the face of the U.S. bishops’ opposition to it, is acknowledging the authority of the local bishop in resolving moral and ethical questions for Catholic [...]

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Boycotting Planned Parenthood Sponsors WORKS!

January 12, 2011

Victory: Companies cease support of Planned Parenthood, dropped from boycott list Doug Scott, president of Life Decisions International (LDI), said in an email recently that he generally expects two or three corporations will stop funding Planned Parenthood and will be dropped from his Planned Parenthood boycott list between each updating. But the past few months [...]

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Death Panels are back – Thanks to Big Brother

January 5, 2011

When it comes to health care, the administration has heard the voice of the people. And it couldn’t care less. During the debate over health care reform, one of the most controversial proposals was for the government to pay for consultations regarding end-of-life treatment. The tag “death panels” stuck to the proposal like white on [...]

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Cuomo’s concubinage and holy Communion

January 4, 2011

My friend and canon lawyer Ed Peters writes: Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, and Sandra Lee, a television celebrity, live in what is known technically as public concubinage. The fact that both Cuomo and Lee are divorced renders the concubinage adulterous on both sides as well. Read the about the modern canonical implications of [...]

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Bishop Olmsted De-certifies “Catholic” Hospital

December 21, 2010

My friend and canon lawyer Ed Peters writes: Bishop Olmsted, Canon 216, and St. Joseph’s Hospital Well, the situation at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, in terms of its compliance (or lack thereof) with several fundamental points of Catholic medical-moral teaching, was apparently worse than we thought. Bishop Olmsted’s decision to de-certify St. Joseph’s as [...]

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