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The key to a happy marriage? Take the d-word out of your vocabulary

March 2nd, 2015 Comments off

by Francis Phillips

This article was first published at CatholicHerald.co.uk on February 26, 2015.

“101 Tips for a Happier Marriage” by Jennifer Roback Morse and Betsy Kerekes contains some sage advice

In his homily for St Valentine’s Day Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury spoke up in defence of marriage. Among other things he urged his listeners to “speak uninhibitedly of the good of marriage”, emphasising that “we need to rebuild a culture of the family founded on marriage…We need to take marriage seriously as a great social good, and recognise that children flourish best when they have the gift of a father and mother in their lives.” Read more…

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“Dr. J” and Her Amazingly Accurate Predictions of the Sexual Revolution’s Fall-Out

February 25th, 2015 Comments off

Jennifer Roback Morse on the mess we’re in

by Susan E. Wills

This article was first posted on aleteia.org on February 23, 2015.

marilyn monroeJennifer Roback Morse, PhD is the founder of the Ruth Institute, an inter-faith organization that addresses the lies of the Sexual Revolution. She has authored or co-authored four books and spoken around the globe on marriage, family and human sexuality. In this interview with Aleteia, she talked about her newest book, “The Sexual Revolution and Its Victims,” and what the future may hold.

How did a nice economist like you transition to being a culture critic? Was there a defining moment or trigger event? Read more…

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The (Sexual Revolutionary) Beat Goes On

February 18th, 2015 Comments off

This article was first published at National Catholic Register on January 14, 2015.

Actor Gary Sinise and Fox TV personality Brett Baier withdrew from their planned participation in a conference of Roman Catholic business leaders, under pressure from the Gay Lobby. You might think this is just another episode of the gay lobby intimidating people they don’t like. But there is more at stake here. This episode is part of the pattern that has allowed the Sexual Revolution to continue with minimal resistance. What’s at stake here is whether ordinary people are allowed to have their own version of their own life stories. Read more…

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Fox News’ Bret Baier explains why he canceled on Legatus

February 18th, 2015 Comments off

by Lisa Bourne

This article was first published

ORLANDO, FL, January 26, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Fox News political anchor Bret Baier says he pulled out of his speech at this week’s Legatus Summit, a gathering of Catholic business leaders, on the request of the channel’s leadership.

However, in an email from Baier published by Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, the mass-attending Catholic also criticized Legatus’ treatment of homosexuality in its materials. Read more…

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What the Holy Father Said About Rabbits and Why

February 18th, 2015 Comments off

This article was first posted January 26, 2015, at National Catholic Register.

The recent news-cycle flap over Pope Francis and the bunnies has confused many people inside and outside of the Catholic Church.

Lots of people continue to be concerned that the Holy Father ought to be clearer in his manner of speaking. I would like to make something good out of this latest situation. Read more…

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Ten Things to Think About While You’re Watching ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

February 18th, 2015 Comments off

This article was first published at National Catholic Register on February 13, 2015.

Do you want to come and see Fifty Shades of Grey with me? You know we really shouldn’t be going to see it. But what the heck. It is just a movie. It is perfectly okay. Since we pretty well know the “plot” will drag in a movie like this, here are a few things for us to think about.

1. We came to this movie because we expected to be sexually stimulated. Anything else, we tell ourselves, is self-deception. Read more…

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Boehner: House will not support marriage during Supreme Court case

February 10th, 2015 Comments off

Check out the quotes from Dr. Morse in this article.

by Ben Johnson

This article was first published

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 9, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – When the Supreme Court rules about whether to impose same-sex “marriage” on the entire nation, the House of Representatives will remain mum on the subject.

House Speaker John Boehner confirmed that the Republican-controlled body will not weigh in on either side of the constitutional issue. Read more…

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Love and Economics: From Contract to Cooperation

January 17th, 2015 Comments off

A review of Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse’s book, Love and Economics.

Posted at acton.org on Thursday, January 8, 2015

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The subject of contracts is not particularly romantic, which is part of the reason I’d like to talk about contracts—and how we might reach beyond them.

In some ways, we’ve come to overly ignore, downplay, or disregard contracts. Across the world, we see grandmaster politicians and planners trying to impose various “solutions” with the flicks of their wands, paying little attention to core features like trust and respect for property rights. Here in America, our government is increasingly bent on diluting or subverting our most fundamental agreements, whether between husband and wife or foreclosed Billy and his bank. Read more…

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Two Things Pope Francis Will NOT Say in His Encyclical on the Environment

January 10th, 2015 Comments off

…and how we Catholics can help him

by Jennifer Roback Morse

This article was first published at The Daily Caller on January 9, 2015 and at aleteia.org, January 10, 2015.

Pundits left and right have been jockeying for position in anticipation of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment. This is quite amazing, considering that even the publication date hasn’t been published yet!

I do not know what he is going to say. Neither, dear reader, does anyone else whom you are likely to read. However, I can tell you two things that he will certainly NOT say. And those two unsaid things have the potential to speak volumes, if only we will listen. Read more…

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Recipe for Peace: Overcoming Loneliness

December 21st, 2014 Comments off

Love_BlogChristmas is the saddest time of the year in which to feel lonely. We can feel alone in a crowded room, when we feel no one really knows or understands us. We can feel alone because we literally have no one around us. There are so many reasons today why people are estranged from their families. Christmas loneliness may be one of the great unsung stories of our time.

How to overcome this loneliness? Read more…

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