Antidotes to the Cultural Poison That Is Ripping the Family Apart

St. Therese, Doctor of Hope, by Nadia Hazimeh
October 4, 2021
Saint of the Day for October 4: St. Francis of Assisi (Sept. 26, 1182 – Oct. 3, 1226)
October 4, 2021

Aug. 13, 1980, Living Sound Vatican concert and audience with Pope John Paul II (formerly Cardinal Karol Woytła). Pictured L/R Pope John Paul II, Mike McKibben (behind His Holiness), Joel Vesanen (Team III Road Manager), Baby Carrie McKibben (four months old), Nancy McKibben, Living Sound Team III (in background). This photo was captured at the foot of the steps of St. Peter’s Bascilica.

COMMENTARY: The family must be restored to its God-given nature, a task, however, that is as difficult as it is necessary.

By Donald DeMarco, EWTN News, October 1, 2021

Donald DeMarcoIgnatius Press has published three books by insightful and highly competent writers who describe in detail the disintegration of U.S. society, two written recently and one almost a decade ago: How to Destroy Western Civilization and Other Ideas from the Cultural Abyss (2021) by Peter Kreeft; Sex and the Unreal City: The Demolition of the Western Mind (2020) by Anthony Esolen; and Adam and Eve after the Pill: Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution (2013) by Mary Eberstadt. From slightly different perspectives, all three of these books are pointing to the elephant in the room, namely society’s program for dismantling the family. The authors provide a needed antidote to the myopic mass media that remains committed to the self-defeating nonsense of a relentless march leftwards. …