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Natural Birth Control - a Man’s Point of View
Last edited 30th October 2014

Be wary of the pro-contraceptive propaganda you read about in the news, which always de-emphasizes the risks. Read carefully the labels of the contraceptive drugs she’s taking. Google the risks associated with hormonal contraceptives or of foreign objects being inserted in your wife’s body.

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Who Can Help End Women's Sexual Exploitation? Christian Men
Last edited 30th October 2014

Men – particularly men within the Christian church – have a crucial role in changing cultural attitudes surrounding the sexual exploitation of women, say organizers of an upcoming New York conference. Rather than being confined to a matter of personal behavior or morality, the need to put an end to the scourge is a greater issue of societal justice, according to Paul Horrocks, founder of Justice NYC.

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Has the Catholic Church Changed Its Teaching on Sex and Marriage? No!
Last edited 15th October 2014

If you’ve been reading the papers or watching television or visiting blogs and online news sites, you may be thinking: “On Monday the Catholic Church changed its teachings on marriage and sexuality. There has been an ‘earthquake,’ a ‘seismic shift.’ Things will never be the same." Well this is incorrect! The Catholic Church’s moral teachings in their wholeness, which have not shifted at all.

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He Doesn’t Need Your Sext: Response to Jennifer Lawrence
Last edited 8th October 2014

Much can be said (and has been said) about the incident last month in which explicit pictures of multiple celebrities were hacked and leaked online. This week, Jennifer Lawrence — one of the victims of this crime — made her first official response to the incident in an interview for Vanity Fair. An article on MTV News, relates Jennifer as saying:

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Leading US Speaker to Conduct Two Day Intensive Seminar on Theology of the Body in Sydney
Last edited 24th September 2014

St John Paul II's groundbreaking reflections on human love and the divine vision for masculinity and femininity guide and inspire and show us that both body and soul are vital to our path to holiness.

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Love Over Convenience: Why I’m Not Living with My Fiance
Last edited 22nd September 2014

I marry my fiancé, Jim, in 55 days. For the last three and a half years, Jim and I have lived in separate places... for Jim and I, living together before we got married wasn’t an option. Sure, I might have saved some rent money these past two years, but as we get ready to celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony, we’re realising just how much we gained by waiting to share an address...

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Where’s the Line?: Dating, Purity, and Sin
Last edited 12th September 2014

For a couple that is not married, one of the reasons that sex is a sin is because their bodies are saying something that contradicts the reality of their souls. In the body language of sex, the body says, “Here is all of me, completely given to you and only you.” Realizing that sex is naturally designed toward the creation of new life, there is also a way in which the body speaks of an openness to becoming co-creators with God.


Film: People with Same-Sex Attraction Find Peace in Church
Last edited 27th July 2014

Dan, Rilene and Paul knew that once their stories were out, life would not be the same. “We’ve been advised not to google ourselves,” Rilene said, laughing. These three are the subjects of a recently released documentary, “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” which chronicles their stories of having same-sex attraction, and how they eventually found peace in the Catholic Church.

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Pornography Recovery Program Helps 'Fight the New Drug'
Last edited 24th July 2014

The co-founder and executive director of an organization that fights pornography addiction among youth says he sees a need to continue raising awareness about the harmful effects of porn. “We want to change the attitude and perception of young people on this topic so that we can help preserve relationships, love, intimacy, spirituality and inspire a new generation to pursue real love and avoid its counterfeit,” Clay Olsen told CNA.

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A Vow Worth Keeping: Why Wait Until Marriage?
Last edited 16th July 2014

Question: "Lately all of my friends have been having sex. I made a vow to wait until marriage, but how do I keep my vow when I’m around them and peer pressure is at its highest?"

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