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Is Infanticide Wrong?

“Obviously, to go through the whole of pregnancy and labour, only to give birth to a child who one decides should not live, would be a difficult, perhaps heartbreaking, experience. For this reason many women would prefer prenatal diagnosis and abortion rather than live birth with the possibility of infanticide; but if the latter is not morally worse than the former, this would seem to be a choice that the woman herself should be allowed to make….” ~ Professor Peter Singer (Taking Life) Continue reading

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Remembering Nathan Trapuzzano

Remembering Nathan Trapuzzano By Fr. Christopher Roberts “In my first years as a priest, on Tuesday evenings during the academic year I drove from the parish where I was assigned in Carmel to spend some time with the Catholic students … Continue reading

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Violent video games are a risk factor for criminal behavior and aggression

“New evidence from Iowa State researchers demonstrates a link between video games and youth violence and delinquency…” Continue reading

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Pa. Craigslist murder suspect claims she killed 22 others as part of a satanic cult

“She also said in the interview she has killed at least 22 other people from Alaska to North Carolina in the last six years as part of her involvement in a satanic cult. “I feel it is time to get all of this out. I don’t care if people believe me. I just want to get it out,” Barbour told the newspaper for a story published Saturday night…” Continue reading

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The Blood of Antichrist Stolen by Satanists?

“A religious reliquary containing blood from the late Pope John Paul II has been stolen from a remote mountain church in Italy, with speculation that a Satanic group could be behind the theft…” Continue reading

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Video Game Addiction, Virtual Reality, and Violence

It should be obvious to anyone that whatever we spend our time doing and thinking about in the present will influence what we will be doing and thinking about in the future, and will eventually determine what sort of person we will become. We cannot spend our time doing and thinking filthy things in the virtual world without having this cause us to do and think filthy things in the real world…. Continue reading

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Pop goes the Pope — Pope Francis: Pop Culture Icon

In today’s postmodern popular culture, no person and no institution should be as hated as should be the pope and the Catholic Church. Yet today’s postmodern popular culture loves Pope Francis, if not the Catholic Church, which Francis is trying very hard to put a new, hip, friendly, and oh-so-tolerant face on… in order to make the Church appear relevant to postmodern persons, by ridding her of everything today’s postmodern popular culture needs: timeless morals, traditions, and — yes — dogma… Continue reading

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