07/7/16

When Islamists and Secularists Agree – Crisis Magazine

Many commentators tried to implicate Christians in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando. But might it not be true that Western secularists have more in common with Isis than Christians? The two realities of Islamic extremism and Western consumerism are like shadowy doppelgangers showing up each other’s bankruptcy. Consider: I. ISIS and secularists …

Source: When Islamists and Secularists Agree – Crisis Magazine

07/4/16

An Apologia for Deviancy? – Crisis Magazine

In response to the Holy Father’s ambiguous statements on the Church’s need to “apologize” to homosexuals, I thought some clarity was in order on what homosexuality is, and that the only “apologia” required is exactly what that word means, a “reasoned defense” of the Church’s teaching. There seems to be a rather fundamental confusion in the …

Source: An Apologia for Deviancy? – Crisis Magazine

07/4/16

The Court Has Completely Destroyed Its Own Legitimacy – Crisis Magazine

It is a week for mourning certainly. We mourn the loss of an important Supreme Court case that would have protected women in abortion clinics. We mourn the inevitable loss of life that will be the direct result of this decision, the lives of unborn children but also women who would have otherwise had at …

Source: The Court Has Completely Destroyed Its Own Legitimacy – Crisis Magazine