By Justin McClain | The other day in class, one of my theology students at Bishop McNamara High School (Forestville, Maryland) had a question about how the Catholic Church can help determine the meaning of a particular passage of Scripture. I was…
Enjoy Auntie Joanna’s verses on the subject of why and how children should be allowed to learn the Lord’s Prayer…
…in the latest issue of THE PORTAL. Read here…
Різдво 2018 Парафіяльний Хор ‘Сурма’ При Церкві Успення Пресвятої Богородиці Українська греко-католицька церква Калґарі, Альберта, Канада Диригент пані Ірина Калинович Парох всечесний о. Роман Планчак Christmas 2018 Parish Choir ‘Surma’ Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church Calgary, Alberta, Canada Director, Mrs. Iryna Kalinovich Pastor, Rev. Fr. Roman Planchak Свята вечеря […]
We have already published a review of Antonio Socci’s new book, The Secret of Benedict XVI: Why He Is Still Pope, written by our Italian translator, Giuseppe Pellegrino.
Pellegrino has returned, in a fashion, offering an English translation of Professor Roberto de Mattei’s review of the book, published in the January, 2019 edition of Catholic Family News.
In our introduction to Pellegrino’s review, we noted that “some of his [Socci’s] operating assumptions merit critique”. De Mattei, who describes Socci as “a brilliant journalist” whom he esteems “for his authentic Catholic faith and for the independence of his thought” and whose “severe judgment on Pope Francis”
New Mexico assisted suicide bill is the most dangerous bill I have ever seen, but it doesn’t allow suicide tourism.
Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionOn December 26 I published an article stating that the New Mexico assisted suicide bill (HB 90) may allow assisted suicide tourism. My article was wrong.New Mexico assisted suicide Bill HB 90 is a dangerous assisted suicide bill and it is also written in an awkward manner.All assisted suicide bills include a list of requirements to approve a person for a lethal prescription. That list always includes … a residency requirement.For instance, the Oregon assisted suicide act states that a “Qualified patient” means a capable adult who is a resident of Oregon.HB 90 has
Unnatural Lawyering: John Finnis’s brief against traditional Catholic teaching on capital punishment
John Finnis is a prominent Catholic law professor and chief apostle of the “new natural law theory” (NNLT) invented by the late Germain Grisez in the 1960s. At Public Discourse, Finnis and I have been […]
Mary Poppins was once a character in a children’s series written by P.L. Travers, starting in 1934. Then, in 1964, she became the protagonist of the most successful Disney movie up to that point. Disney’s […]