Misleading the public, neglecting the child

Introduction The Australian Medical Association has lent its authority to the cause of homosexual ‘marriage’ by issuing its Position Statement on Marriage Equality (May 20th 2017).i This was done without consulting AMA members or the wider medical community, and now we, the undersigned medical practitioners, respond. Our nation’s peak medical body should not publish misleading … Continue reading Misleading the public, neglecting the child

Changing understandings of marriage (Anthony Fisher)

2.1 The classical view of marriage Well, as the American pop-punk band Blink-182 once sang, “I’ve been here before a few times”. Thirteen years ago, then a newish bishop, I had the privilege of giving this annual lecture. I noted that marriage had traditionally been understood as “the union of a man and a woman … Continue reading Changing understandings of marriage (Anthony Fisher)

Is same-sex marriage about love? (Mark Coleridge)

By now the arguments for and against same-sex marriage are well enough known to those who want to know them, even if much of the debate has been too shallow or slick to do justice to the deeper issues. So there’s no need for me to go over well trodden ground. But in a debate … Continue reading Is same-sex marriage about love? (Mark Coleridge)

Created Male and Female: An Open Letter from Religious Leaders

December 15, 2017 Dear Friends: As leaders of various communities of faith throughout the United States, many of us came together in the past to affirm our commitment to marriage as the union of one man and one woman and as the foundation of society. We reiterate that natural marriage continues to be invaluable to … Continue reading Created Male and Female: An Open Letter from Religious Leaders

Marriage: The Answer to the Rising Concern of Parentlessness

Parentlessness is a great problem of both domestic and global concern. Parents ideally are the father and mother of a child who have and exercise legal and social responsibility for children – to support, educate, love, nurture, and rear them as members of their family.  Yet parentless or partial parentlessness is a persistent scourge of … Continue reading Marriage: The Answer to the Rising Concern of Parentlessness

This Formerly Trans 14-Year-Old Has A Message For Questioning Kids

Noor Jontry believed she was male from ages 11 to 13, but has changed her mind. Now at age 14, she is sharing her journey into the trans-male identity and back to her female self. In an interview on the website 4thWaveNow, Noor gives extraordinarily mature insights into her thoughts and feelings as she changed … Continue reading This Formerly Trans 14-Year-Old Has A Message For Questioning Kids

Child Trafficking in the world (2017)

American College of Pediatricians – November 2017 Children are the world’s future. Child trafficking, as with few other threats to their well-being, undermines the future of children, families, and societies. In the United States, it is estimated that up to 300,000 children are victims of sex trafficking, also known as Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST). … Continue reading Child Trafficking in the world (2017)

The Christian symbolism of the Christmas Tree

The story of the Christmas tree begins in England, where the very young Winfrid decided to enter a Benedictine monastery over the objections of his parents. Winfrid grew in holiness and piety but yearned to leave the monastery and bring the light of Christ to the pagan Germans just as the monks had brought the … Continue reading The Christian symbolism of the Christmas Tree

Nigerian names e Ghana names

Nkiruka En-Kee-Roo-Ka The Future is Bright Female Igbo Nigeria Kumapayi Kuh-Ma-Kwa-Yi “Death preserve this life” Male Yoruba Nigeria Olateju hur lah teh ju abundant and spread wealth Neutral YORUBA Nigeria Abisola ah-bee-saw-la Born into wealth Female Yoruba Nigeria Toluwani Toluwani God’s own Neutral Yoruba Nigeria Ekenesenarhienrhien E Ke ne se nar hien rhien appreciation meaning … Continue reading Nigerian names e Ghana names

48. Is it necessary to be christian to be saved?

In reading the Gospels, the Church teaches that God promises eternal life in the joy of His presence to everyone of goodwill(1). Sometimes we welcome Jesus without really knowing him. These are the words of the Lord himself when he talks about the last judgment: «Come, O blessed of my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared … Continue reading 48. Is it necessary to be christian to be saved?

Surrogacy: A Human Rights Violation

It is clear, even from the title—Surrogacy: A Human Rights Violation—how Dr. Renate Klein feels about surrogacy. She has spent many years studying, writing, and educating on women’s health, reproductive technologies, and feminist philosophies, and she cofounded Feminist International Network of Resistance to Reproductive and Genetic Engineering (FINRRAGE). This small but mighty book is densely … Continue reading Surrogacy: A Human Rights Violation

45. If euthanasia is not acceptable, what kind of solution do we offer to alleviate the sufferings of people with incurable diseases?

Between euthanasia and extensive therapy, there is a third way the principles of which were defined forty years ago in England: this is referred to as palliative care.[1] This term encompasses various initiatives to increase not the “quantity” of life of the patient – since we are here talking about persons in the terminal phase … Continue reading 45. If euthanasia is not acceptable, what kind of solution do we offer to alleviate the sufferings of people with incurable diseases?

The Homosexually Oriented Man’s Relationship to Women

A reparative therapist strongly encourages the establishment of healthy, non-erotic friendships with men. There comes a time, however, when some clients evolve to a point of readiness to enter an intimate relationship with a woman. This readiness must be expressed by the client himself, and cannot be encouraged by the therapist in the same way … Continue reading The Homosexually Oriented Man’s Relationship to Women

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