There was a time in the not-so-distant past when the young Catholic was obliged to begin any defense of the Church with the phrase, “I know the world thinks Catholicism is old-fashioned, legalistic, and otherwise an oppressive force upon the youthful, budding mind, but in actual fact…” Only then could he move into his apologia, having… Continue reading Why It’s Great to Be a Young Catholic
Experts are saying that ultra-realistic sex robots are coming soon, and some people may even fall in love with the machines. While some people see this as progress, others see this as a dark and sinister future where humans love machines more than one another. The ultra-realistic sex bots are coming soon. Many experts are… Continue reading Would it be okay to have sex with a robot?
Julio Macias Gonzalez suffered the effects of a fatal blood clot caused by a hickey. According to the Mirror, paramedics responded immediately but the 17-year-old died when the clot moved to his brain, causing a fatal stroke. His family blames his 24-year-old girlfriend who has since disappeared. Research from as far back as 1991 by… Continue reading Teen dies from HICKEY – Why sexual education is important for Catholic youths
In my experience sharing Catholic teaching on marital love and sexuality around the world, one thing is certain: Confusion reigns regarding Church teaching on responsible parenthood. Perhaps the main problem is the failure to grasp the profound distinction between contraception and periodic abstinence (or “natural family planning”). While contraception is never compatible with an authentic… Continue reading God, Sex, and Babies (What the Church Really Teaches about Responsible Parenthood)
If Christians have given the impression that sex is dirty and shameful, we have given a wrong impression. It is God who created mankind “male and female”, and He created us with a sexual identity. Contrary to being “dirty”, the sexual relationship that God intended a man and woman to experience is pure, meaningful, and… Continue reading Why are Christians so prudish when it comes to sex? They give the impression it is dirty.