Diversity, a “Talismanic” Word of the Homosexual Movement

Diversity, a “Talismanic” Word of the Homosexual Movement

In the terrible Cultural War afflicting the contemporary world, the most effective and destructive weapons are not bullets or bombs but rather ideas, concepts and words that attack traditions and institutions. Indeed, the most intense struggle now facing the nation is one of beliefs, ideas and convictions. Bombs may kill, wreak havoc … Read more

After Holy Week, Portugal Approves Abortion Law

After Holy Week, Portugal Approves Abortion Law

Just after Holy Week when Catholics the world over recall the indescribable sufferings with which the Savior redeemed mankind, Catholics, who hold absolute majority in Portugal, saw the final approval of an abortion law. Indeed, after an inexpressive plebiscite and intense action by leftist parties in the country’s National Assembly, a projected … Read more

Abortion in Portugal: Man Speaks, God Responds

Under pressure from the European Union and its own Socialist Party, a referendum on abortion was held in Portugal in 1998. Pro-life forces managed a narrow victory although the referendum was not legally binding since more than half of the electorate abstained. The Abortionists’ Tactic: To “Fight Clandestine Abortions” Now, over eight … Read more

After the Elections, Who is Keeping Score

After the Elections, Who is Keeping Score

After the Elections: Who is Keeping Score?Sports teams expect opponents to score against them. It is all part of the game. The important thing is to amass a steady string of victories to win the championship. The same logic that applies to sports does not seem to apply to politics. In the … Read more

Slipping Down the Dark Road of Embryonic Stem-Cell Research

Slipping Down the Dark Road of Embryonic Stem-Cell Research 1

Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D., was trained as a neuroscientist at Yale University. After finishing his doctoral work, he worked for Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He studied for the priesthood in Rome, where he focused on bioethics and dogmatic theology. Father Pacholczyk is now director of education and a staff … Read more

Beyond Pro-life, Fighting the Whole Cultural War

Beyond Pro-life, Fighting the Whole Cultural War

In the Cultural War, the fight over abortion is one of the fronts where the battle rages most fiercely. It is no surprise that many rally with great fervor to this cause that transcends borders in our increasingly borderless world. Thus, there are many reasons to be enthusiastic supporters of this noble … Read more

Recalling French Self-Managing Socialism 25 Years Later

Recalling French Self-Managing Socialism 25 Years Later 1

Twenty-five years ago, socialists the world over were talking about a new kind of socialism that they hoped would sweep the world. Buoyed by the 1981 presidential victory of France’s Francois Mitterrand, Socialists everywhere were electrified by a new buzzword: self-management. With this new word in its arsenal, the left thought it … Read more

What the 2006 Elections Were Not

What the 2006 Elections Were Not

What the 2006 Elections Were Not While many discuss what the 2006 elections represented, perhaps it is better to discuss what the elections did not represent. The 2006 elections were not about voter satisfaction. They reflected unrest and uncertainty about the future. The 2006 elections were not only about issues. Voters strongly … Read more