July 21, 2020
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Tag: Conscience

Contextualizing the Coronavirus

There are moments in the life of the Church and society when public issues become the occasion for reassessing our conduct, to ensure that it lines up with Christ. Now is such a moment. Fears of this coronavirus have spread throughout the world and...

The Cost of Denying Conscience

For millennia the concept of conscience was prominent in virtually every religious and secular ethical system, though interpretations of its nature varied. Some defined it as an “inner voice,” but disagreed about what kind of voice—Desire...

Crocodile Tears for the Constitution

“It does violence to the Constitution and the vision of our founders to appoint such a person in such a manner to be the chief legal officer in our country.”—Nancy Pelosi. In the above quotation, Pelosi is referring to President Trump’s appointment...

Our Conscience and Emergency Contraception

The “Catholic Conscience” is under attack in many areas of the media and medicine. It is as important as ever to have an informed conscience on true Catholic teaching in this regard. Catholics in the pew, along with those who have not sat in the pew...

Hitler’s Conscience

When I was in grade school I was taught that every one had an active conscience by the age of seven. This begs the question: did Nazi Germany’s Adolph Hitler have a conscience? Most would say Hitler was the avatar of evil and ranks as the most...

The Voice Of The Lord

The Voice Of The Lord

In the United States, most of our ranches are self contained. By that I mean that the rancher has his own fields for crops or grazing and his own facilities to care for his livestock. That is not the case in the most of the rest of the world, not...