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The slow, tentative return of women’s lost sense of sexual honour - Barbara Kay

Something in our nature craves the constraints that produce the rewards an honour code confers.  New  Read more...

"Sexual Wisdom" - a summary - Dr. RICHARD WETZEL, M.D.

The sexual revolution promised to give people greater freedom and joy in their sex lives; but has resulted in record levels of sexually transmitted diseases, the legitimization and spread of pornography, greater hostility between the sexes, and critically high divorce and illegitimacy rates. Sexual Wisdom, a book by Dr. Richard Wetzel, M.D. offers a way to redirect this revolution.  Popular  Read more...

A Prophecy Fulfilled - Dwight Longenecker

Last Autumn was the tenth anniversary of the Church of England's vote to ordain women as priests. The week after the momentous vote, a short letter appeared in an Anglican weekly. It read, 'Dear Sir, Please note that all the arguments used for the ordination of women can also be used for the ordination of practising homosexuals.' It might seem astounding to link the two issues, but the author of the letter was correct in his analysis.  Popular  Read more...

Accused! - J. Budziszewski

“So often, when I say what I believe, someone pigeonholes me as ‘intolerant.’ I wish I knew what to say when that happens.”  Popular  Read more...

Answering Advocates of Gay Marriage - Katherine Young and Paul Nathanson

Attention: The Catholic Education Resource Center notes that the persons writing this article are neither Catholic nor in full agreement with the Church's teaching on homosexuality. Nevertheless, the urgency of the issue of gay marriage at this time and the compelling arguments raised against it here, make this paper an important resource.   Popular  Read more...

Banishing Unchaste Thoughts - Mary Beth Bonacci

Achieving internal chastity is not an easy task. For many, it is a lifelong struggle, fought day in and day out.  Popular  Read more...

But What do I Say? - J. Budziszewski

The gay-activist movement is finding its way into more and more schools — promoting destructive behavior under the guise of tolerance. How can you ensure that the truth gets a fair hearing?   Popular  Read more...

Contraception: Why Not? - Janet Smith

Janet Smith explains why the Catholic Church keeps insisting, in the face of the opposite position held by most of the rest of the modern world, that contraception is one of the worst inventions of our time.  Popular  Read more...

"A Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost Virtue"—book review - SARAH HINLICKY

This is a handbook for the counterrevolution, and every woman who wants to be herself again needs to get her hands on it.  Read more...

"Girls Gone Mild: Young Women Reclaim Self-Respect and Find It's Not Bad to Be Good" - Wendy Shalit

At twenty-three, Wendy Shalit punctured conventional wisdom with A Return to Modesty, arguing that our hope for true lasting love is not a problem to be fixed but rather a wonderful instinct that forms the basis for civilization. Now, in Girls Gone Mild, the brilliantly outspoken author investigates an emerging new movement.   Read more...

10 Emotional Dangers of Premature Sexual Involvement - Thomas Lickona

In discussions of teen sex, much is said about the dangers of pregnancy and disease — but far less about the emotional hazards.  Read more...

50 years of the Pill - Jose A. Bufill

On May 9, 1960, the FDA took the momentous step of approving the contraceptive pill for birth control.  Read more...

A 'No' to a 'No' is a 'Yes' - Father Robert Barron

One of the commonest complaints against Catholicism is that it is the religion of “no,” especially in regard to the sexual dimension of life.   Read more...

A Critical Review of the GLSEN Same-Sex Marriage Curriculum - Warren Throckmorton, PhD; Gary Welton, PhD; & Mike Ingram

In 2003, the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Educators Network (GLSEN) released a curriculum designed to present same-sex marriage as a topic area in high schools. For reasons we will delineate, we found the GLSEN curriculum biased, coercive, inaccurate and misleading on many points and impractical in implementation. For these reasons, we respectfully suggest that school districts not use these materials for classroom instruction. We conclude with recommendations that may help schools handle this controversial subject in a sensitive and educationally sound manner.  Read more...

A Marriage Not Made in Heaven - Roger Scruton

David Cameron was way ahead of Barack Obama in "coming out."  Read more...

A meditation on the pure man - Anthony Esolen

Where have all the angels gone?  Read more...

A Rubber Ideology - Jennifer Roback Morse

I call it “condomism.” This is the belief that all problems surrounding sexual activity could be solved with enough contraception.  Read more...

A Sad Scene - Miles Douglas

Miles Douglas on the jealousy, ageism, and sexual intrigue of gay men's lives.  Read more...

A Simple Secret for Better Sex, Marriages, Health and Society - Carrie Gress

Want better sex?  And stronger marriage?  Hope to avoid breast cancer?  Want fewer social problems?  Don't contracept.  Read more...

A strange silence - Father Giovanni Cucci, S.J.

Why aren't critics going to the root of the problem of sexual abuse among the clergy? The author of a new study explains why.   Read more...

A ‘Culture’ of Inverted Sexuality - Patrick Fagan

The massive social and psychological disorder we see all around us is not the making of the “gay community.” Our current problems — including even the gay-rights” movement itself — arose as a result of disorders that first became prevalent among heterosexuals.  Read more...

Abstinence, the New Wave in Sex Education - Zenit

The abstinence movement has grown rapidly in recent years. There are now more than 1 million teens and college students registered with True Love Waits, one of several abstinence campaigns, the L.A. Times said  Read more...

Abstinence. It works every time - FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

New research indicates that parents have far greater influence on their children's sexual decision-making than previously thought and that teens are surprisingly open to the chastity message.  Read more...

Adolescent sexual behaviour and public health: the religion versus science dichotomy - Stephen J. Genuis, MD, FRCSC, DABOG, DABEM, FAAEM

It is easier to believe than to think.   Read more...

After the desert: A faithful Catholic's reflection on same-sex attraction - Steve Gershom

What would I know about vocation? I'm 28, a faithful Catholic and gay.   Read more...


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