Same-Sex Mirage

Same-Sex Mirage American marriage apologist, Ryan Anderson, spoke in Melbourne this week about the disastrous consequences of redefining marriage. He is in a good position to advise us here in Australia, having seen the effects of legal same-sex ‘marriage’ both in Canada, and more recently in the US. Ryan gave us four main points to familiarise ourselves with, in order to defend traditional marriage. 1. Optional parents....

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When is a Marriage Not a Marriage?

When is a Marriage Not a Marriage? My experience with separation, divorce and annulment has shown me how misunderstood is the whole process, even by the faithful within the Church. Today’s post takes  some extracts from an excellent book, Apologetics and Catholic Doctrine by Archbishop Michael Sheehan to explain the meaning of the term ‘annulment’-  which by the way, is a misnomer. Apologetics and Catholic...

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Humanae Vitae and NFP: my testimony

Humanae Vitae and NFP: This article first appeared on Catholic Insight and is reproduced with permission of the author. In a recent interview with an Italian newspaper, Pope Francis was reported to express praise for Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI’s encyclical on the regulation of birth in keeping with natural and Divine law. Pope Francis reportedly said that Pope Paul VI was “prophetic” and and that “had the courage to place himself...

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