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Fr. Tad: Clear Ethical Thinking and the “Tyranny of Relativism”
10 Feb 2011

Fr. Tad: Clear Ethical Thinking and the “Tyranny of Relativism”

How ready we are today to discuss ethical problems, but how quickly we shy away from talking about ethical truths. We raise ethical questions but avoid ethical answers. We encourage the discussion of options and opinions, but leave medical students in the lerch to “make up their own minds” about what might or might not be ethical.

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 Court Allows San Fran City Resolution Condemning Catholicism as 'Insulting,' 'Hateful'
27 Oct 2010

Court Allows San Fran City Resolution Condemning Catholicism as ‘Insulting,’ ‘Hateful’

So, the government has decided that Catholic doctrine is wrong…what’s next? “The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has shakily allowed to stand a resolution by the city government of San Francisco that lambasted the Vatican as “meddl[ing]” and “insult[ing]” for reaffirming its teaching against homosexual adoption, and which urged Church officials to disobey the Magisterium.”

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Joe Sobran, R.I.P.
06 Oct 2010

An Aussie Remembers Joe Sobran

Of how I originally made contact with him, I no longer recall the details. I think that I was so staggered by the exceptional brilliance of one Sobran column — “Victims of Music” — that I overcame my habitual shyness and wrote to him in care of Universal Press Syndicate, which then syndicated his work, to say that he had surpassed himself with that piece. His response, far from being bearish, encouraged me to write more frequently.

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