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Do ‘Transgendered’ People Have the Right to Use a Public Restroom of Their Choice?

Defenders of traditional marriage say that preserving traditional marriage as the only form of civil marriage does not deny anyone their “right to marry,” because all adults may marry, provided that they marry someone of the opposite sex. This argument is rejected by “gay rights” proponents, however those same activists will sometimes use the same […]

1.7 Million Human Embryos Discarded Since 1991

This makes me shudder to my core. The Tablet: Millions of human embryos created to enable women to get pregnant through in vitro fertilisation (IVF) have been thrown away unused, newly released figures have revealed. More than 1.7 million embryos – 48 per cent of all 3.6 million created since records began in 1991 – […]

Check Out These Westerners Applauding Kim Jong-Un

Posted above is a screen shot from a ChannelNewsAsia.com report, below, on Kim Jong-Un’s New Year speech.  I was a bit taken aback by the appearance of happy, applauding Westerners in the footage. My guess is that none of the people in the screen shot are North Koreans. According to a BBC report, tourists are […]

You Cannot ‘De-baptize’ Yourself

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According to Reuters, via Father Z, a Dutch website is offering forms for people to “de-baptize” themselves from the Church. Father Z rightly notes: It is impossible to “un-baptize” yourself, by the way. Baptism imprints a special character on the soul. It cannot be “undone.” It may be possible to have your name removed from the […]

A Conversation About Reparative Therapy for Same-Sex Attraction

My friend Daniel Mattson at Letters to Christopher is a fellow Catholic who deals with same-sex attraction and is active in Courage, a Roman Catholic apostolate for persons experiencing same-sex attraction and their families. Daniel is having a conversation on his blog with Melinda Selmys of Mercator.net about reparative therapy for persons with same-sex attraction. […]