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Cultural suicide - Lorne Gunter

Political correctness will be the death of Western civilization because unlike our earlier forms of pluralistic tolerance, PC is wilfully blind to the lack of reciprocal tolerance in other cultures.   Read more...

Destructive Delusions - Theodore Dalrymple

How therapists and 'victims' seized on the idea of repressed memory, leveling false charges and ruining lives.  Read more...

Discriminating Against Religion - Dinesh D'Souza

Dinesh D'Souza raises some provocative questions and inconsistencies in First Amendment jurisprudence.  Read more...

Diversity Run Amok - Donald DeMarco

A recent Supreme Court decision holds dire implications for Christians who would like to form a club on a university campus.  Read more...

Does Faith = Hate? - Rod Dreher

Gay marriage and religious liberty are uneasy bedfellows.  Read more...

Does having a conscience make a doctor unprofessional? - Sean Murphy

A crusade was recently started in Ontario against a physician and two colleagues by crusaders who are arguing that in a 'secular' state health care system, physicians should be forbidden to act on their moral or religious beliefs.  Read more...

Does Sex Ed Undermine Parental Rights? - Robert P. George & Melissa Moschella

Imagine you have a 10- or 11-year-old child, just entering a public middle school. How would you feel if, as part of a class ostensibly about the risk of sexually transmitted diseases, he and his classmates were given "risk cards" that graphically named a variety of solitary and mutual sex acts?   Read more...

Dogma Bites Man - George H. Gallup, Jr.

On the new and biased research linking faith and social ills.  Read more...

Domestic Disturbances - Patrick Fagan

The culture of the traditional family is now in intense competition with a very different culture. The defining difference between the two is the sexual ideal each embraces.   Read more...

Domination of church by state - Ted Byfield

Canada's ideological left, confident of its control of academe, the Supreme Court and the federal Liberal Party, appeared this month ready to declare war on its most formidable enemy of all, namely conservative Christian churches that refuse to make their teachings conform to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms as defined by the Supreme Court.  Read more...

Don't Be Blasé About Blasphemy - William Kilpatrick

Thinking that anti-blasphemy laws will protect the interests of all religions misses the big picture.  Read more...

Don't Duck the Real Question Raised by Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty - Janet E. Smith

The controversy over Duck Dynasty's patriarch Phil Robertson's interview in GQ may make some of us want to seek shelter from the hostile bombardment of those who would silence anyone who dares to speak of homosexual acts as sins.   Read more...

Down Syndrome: On Holy Ground - Mary O'Callaghan

As a Holy Cross Priest at Notre Dame reminded us last week, those of us who care for individuals with cognitive handicaps stand on holy ground.   Read more...

Due Process - Ronald J. Rychlak

"I thank Ronald Rychlak for picking up this challenge. We are all in his debt. He has made an enormous contribution to the healing of relations among Catholics and Jews, and to the possibility of discussing important parts of our mutual past in a factual and discriminating way." - Michael Novak  Read more...

Earning Our Trust - Charles Colson

The persecution of Christians in India.  Read more...

Egypt's war on Christians - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Before, the government simply ignored anti-Coptic violence. Now, the Army has joined in.   Read more...

Equality: How So? - Matthew Hanley

In the United Kingdom, a sweeping piece of proposed legislation known as the “Equality Bill” sought to install various homosexual “rights” and cast opposition to them as discrimination. Benedict XVI said it would have imposed “unjust limitations on the freedom of religious communities to act in accordance with their beliefs.”   Read more...

Escaping the tyranny - John Pontifex

Catholic leaders in Damascus are grappling with a massive 25,000 refugees desperate to escape the ethnic cleansing that is sweeping Iraq.  Read more...

Extremism? Whose extremism? - George Weigel

"Extremism" has become code in certain circles for any potential federal jurist who is convinced that Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood got it wrong. Yet why is that judgment an "extreme" position?   Read more...

Faith, Science and the Persecution of Richard Sternberg - Benjamin D. Wiker

A fellow Catholic is now being persecuted, in no small part, because of his religion. You haven’t heard about it — nor are you likely to — precisely because it is just the kind of story the reigning media assiduously ignore.  Read more...

Father Pro: A Mexican Hero - Robert Royal

Miguel Pro and the other Mexican martyrs provided millions of people with inspiration to resist the most anti-Catholic government ever seen in the Americas.   Read more...

Fighting for The Right to Be Wrong - Kevin Seamus Hasson

Kevin Seamus Hasson is founder and chairman of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a law firm specializing in religious freedom and the author of the recently released The Right to Be Wrong: Ending the Culture War Over Religion in America. Hasson recently talked to NRO about the book and Becket's work   Read more...

Fired, in a Crowded Theater - Meghan Duke

Can a Catholic professor speak about homosexuality without risking his job? Meghan Duke on the case of Professor Ken Howell vs. the University of Illinois.   Read more...

First of Freedoms? - Mary Ann Glendon

How religious liberty could become a second-class right.  Read more...

For academics, religion is a conflict of interests - Margaret Somerville

In the last few weeks I have received several emails in which the senders — some in Canada, others in Australia — told me they were at some event or meeting and when my name came up as a possible speaker, I was dismissed as being of no interest, because I was "simply a mouthpiece for the Roman Catholic Church."  Read more...


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