By Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture - But there’s a disadvantage to Kindle. And I don’t mean only the pleasure of handling a physical book, or the ability to flip back and forth easily through the pages. I mean the fact that you can buy a Kindle book, but you still don’t own that book. You can’t lend the book to a neighbor, or pass it along to a child. You don’t have physical possession. Amazon does.
By John Grondelski, National Catholic Register - For more than half a century, we have pretended that sexual intercourse does not necessarily have anything to do with procreation. The teaching of the Catholic Church, which is really nothing more than the reality of sex, is that procreation and unity go together. Sex is connected to procreation and sex is connected to love and those connections are inseparable... But we have spent half a century trying to justify an ethic that claims they are separable.
By Ryan T. Anderson, Public Discourse - Justice Neil Gorsuch’s majority opinion claims to apply a simple and straightforward test: “An employer violates Title VII when it intentionally fires an individual employee based in part on sex.” But he refuses to consider what applying this simple—in reality, simplistic—test actually requires—and not just under Title VII, but under every nondiscrimination law that includes “sex” as a protected category, notably including Title IX. After all, Gorsuch’s argument is an argument about the logic of sex discrimination.
By Martina Moyski, Church Militant - Fr. Cameron Faller reflected on the lessons the pandemic has taught and what it has revealed about our faith, "for better or for worse."... Father Faller, vocations director for the San Francisco archdiocese, said the main lesson is that church lockdowns must never happen again... "Back on March 16, the federal initiative was called '15 days to slow the spread.' Those 15 days would've ended on March 31. It's June 14," he said.