Cabon emissions by country .... all those who don't emit should contracept?
So next time someone feeds you a line about how reducing population in some non-industrialized nation is going to reduce carbon emissions dramatically ask them why it hasn't helped in countries where contraceptives are readily available.
(HT) Mark Shea
Mercatornet has a good read on divorce
The new divorce divide
It seems that the wealthy and more educated are suffering less from divorce, whereas the numbers in poorer circles are getting worse. Here are a couple of choice quotes. Read the whole thing though .. The bottom line here is that the West’s current preoccupation wi
Carl Heinrich Bloch - Sermon on the Mount
The third Luminous mystery
Can Catholics be united on health care in the face of abortion funding?
I am curious to see if the more conservative members of St. Blogs will still overwhelmingly reject just about any plan even if it doesn't include abortion funding citing the free market as the true means of handling this properly.
I am also curious to see if the more liberal member
Patrick Madrid: Is waterboarding a sin?
Patrick Madrid on torture
"It seems like a pretty clear cut kind of a open and shut type thing"
... This is also my gut reaction to it and where I struggle with talking to other Catholics. Query your non-Catholic friends who support waterboarding and ask if they think
Marten de Vos - The Marriage at Cana
The second Luminous mystery
The fabulous wealth of the Vatican
Shortly after converting to Catholicism I was told be a friend that she could never convert to Catholicism because she couldn't reconcile its fabulous wealth with its mission to serve the poor.
It is not an objection that really gave me pause but it does for some people.
Diego Velazquez - Coronation of the Virgin Mary
The fifth Glorious mystery
On the Duggar's and their 19th child
I read some scathing comments about the Duggar's today that were WAY out of line. May God bless them for enduring the type of vitriol I read about them.
Every time I tell someone how many kids I have I get a list of excuses as to why they are not having any more. I presume your rea
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