The Catholic Church remains almost a lone voice in our age defending the view that contraceptive sexual activity in marriage is wrong. Many young Catholic couples either are not aware of this teaching, or simply choose to ignore it. In this article, Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk looks at the reasons behind the Church's position on contraception in light of both theology and human sexuality.
Catholic Answers Chastity Speaker, Jason Evert, discusses the topic of his new book "How To Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul" co-authored by his wife, Crystalina Evert, which was released on Valentines Day 2011. While navigating through the single years of life, every woman begins to wonder: How do I know when a guy really loves me? Am I being too picky? Do I even deserve love? Is my relationship worth keeping? Is love worth the risk? Are any decent guys left? Jason Evert answers these questions, and explains how to find love without lowering your morals!
For the State to equate homosexual unions and marriage "would objectively mean that the connection of sexuality to procreation and the raising of children is a fact of no interest to the state since it has no relevance to the common good." But what is more relevant to the common good than the very survival of civilization?
What is marital spirituality? How does the family become authentically spiritual? For John Paul II, the answers to these questions “of the spirit” are revealed in the body.
Dating and courtship are a time of discovery about each other in order to make a decision about a life-long commitment. This decision needs to be as informed as possible. Taking the appropriate amount of time before engagement and marriage to get to know the other is critical...
Modesty isn’t about “covering up” or other sorts of clothing rules. Rather, modesty is the virtue of not drawing undue attention to oneself. You may have noticed that this definition doesn’t say anything about clothing at all. That’s because the virtue of modesty is both less restrictive and more demanding than the arbitrary standards people like to impose.
Marriage is one of the most hotly-debated issues of our time. Many people instinctively understand that marriage is a faithful, loving and life-giving union between a man and a woman. But they are unsure how to reconcile this truth with the growing push for same-sex marriage. In this article, Mary Joseph of the Life, Marriage and Family Centre for the Archdiocese of Sydney, looks at some common arguments used in the debate about same-sex marriage.
When does love get a name? Fr. Michael Schmitz explains.
Janet Smith discusses some interesting studies on depo provera and the effect it has on hormones.
An excerpt from Dr. Janet E. Smith's talk "Contraception: Why Not."
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