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‘The Pill’ Might Shrink Certain Brain Regions Among Women Taking It

A brain region called the hypothalamus is smaller among women who use birth control pills, compared with non-users, a new study finds. Birth control pills may slightly alter the structure of women's brains, according to a new study.  The study found that women taking the

Conjugal Honour (Casti Connubii Pius XI)

Love of husband and wife joined together in pure intimacy. Anne Lastman Contemporary society seems to have lost the understanding and the meaning of conjugal honour (Casti Connubii, citing the Angelic Doctor) or even the will or knowledge of how to protect conjugal honour. Why?

Chastity and Celibacy

The morning of our final conference day focused on human sexuality and transgenderism. This included a presentation on Chastity and Celibacy from Father George Woodall. You will find video excerpt from that presentation available at: The afternoon focused on our duty to uphold the

Asesinos de cuerpos y asesinos de almas

Lógicamente miramos con horror a quienes matan físicamente, especialmente si es a niños. Pero atentar contra la salud sicológica, contra el sentido del bien, de la belleza, de la bondad, de la inocencia, de la capacidad de amar con pureza, de obedecer amorosamente a Dios

Top 10 Myths About Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church

The year anniversary of the PA grand jury report offers a point for reflection. Posted Aug 01, 2019 SHARETWEETEMAILMORE Sexual abuse perpetrated by Roman Catholic priests has been headline news for years. But even with so much press attention, there are many commonly accepted myths about

Humanae vitae: a Prophetic Document

By Anne Lastman--- Clearly, the most controversial encyclical of the 20th century was the 1968 document Humanae vitae (On the Regulation of Birth), in which Pope Paul VI restated the Church’s teaching that the use of contraception to frustrate conception is gravely immoral. With so

“Male and Female He created them”

Vatican document on gender: Yes to dialogue, no to ideology The Congregation for Catholic Education has published “Male and Female He Created Them: Towards a path of dialogue on the question of gender theory in education”. The new document is intended as an instrument to

US fertility rate is at an all time low for all but churchgoers

Experts warn that there are no easy solutions to the growing problem. Areport from the Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics has cited the fertility rate — the average number of children born per woman — at 1.7, the lowest national average on

5th International Symposium on Theology of the Body

Defending and Promoting Human Dignity in a Secular Age 2019 marks 40 years since John Paul II presented his first “Wednesday catechesis” on the Theology of the Body. This fifth International Symposium will be held on the week-end of the Feasts of the Most Sacred Heart of

Towards a Second Sexual Revolution

Towards a Second Sexual Revolution – On Pornography Speakers during the conference in Barcelona It is an honor for me to to be invited to speak to you during this day devoted tot the theme of Alcohol, Pornography and Adolescence of the Fundació Casa de Misericòrdia de Barcelona and FIAMC.

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