Is America falling to socialism? It seems its pointing in that direction. Many are asking, why has this happened? Maybe part of the answer is found in the fact that God often gives people what they deserve for a good purpose.
Authentic participation in the New Evangelization requires the proper exercise of the right and duty to vote. When I stand before Jesus Christ, will I be able to justify my voting choices, or will whatever I say merely be an unsuccessful attempt to rationalize them? The answer to that question makes all the difference.
America’s celebration of its victory in the battle for freedom and independence should serve to remind us all that true freedom is under attack today. Secular humanism and the “culture of death” continue to undermine an authentic human freedom.
Gender reassignment surgery is based on the false premiss that a change to the body equates to a psychological remedy. However, human sexuality and gender identity cannot be altered by the scalpel. It is far more complex than that. Human sexuality is not merely skin deep; it is rooted in the depths of the person’s being.
While “Cafeteria Catholic” is a somewhat new term, it is not an entirely new phenomenon; its roots are found in Renaissance humanism, Enlightenment philosophies and some of the subsequent errors of Modernism. Although some people today think that a self-guided moral autonomy is the intelligent way to live, it is not the path leading to human fulfillment but its opposite.