Presently, we live in an anti-law, exaggerated-freedom culture. What do I mean by this? It’s not so much that we Americans see civil or criminal law as a problem, rather it’s that many Americans are often dismissive of the moral law, and view it as an oppressive, burdensome freedom-killer.
Forgiveness of others is required of all who bear the name of Jesus. Those who refuse, cannot be associated with Christ, for in doing so they also refuse to extend compassion as their Master has extended it to them. In order to forgive others, it is necessary to will it as Christ himself willed to die on the cross for our sake.
Harmful anti-Catholic myths are promoted when people are misinformed and/or misunderstand what the Church teaches about same-sex attraction and homosexual behavior. Read on to learn what the Church really teaches about these issues.
If we don’t understand what the Immaculate Conception means, we can’t really understand how God prepared the way for his Son to enter history. We can’t understand Mary’s role in it. We can’t even understand our destiny—not fully, anyway.
Voting as a Catholic means supporting political candidates who best harmonize with the teaching of the Church on faith and morals. That means voting consistently pro-life in opposition to the intrinsic evil of abortion. Candidates who support abortion cannot normally receive our support. As an intrinsic evil, abortion is a non-negotiable. As Pope St. John Paul II noted, the right to life must be “defended with maximum determination.”