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Theology

The Virginal Meaning of the Body

This is the ninth of a series of posts outlining St. John Paul II’s thought on embodiment and sexuality. to read the preceding article, please click here.

Having outlined the meaning of the human body and sexuality from ‘the beginning’ …

The Redemption of the Body

The eighth article of a series outlining St. John Paul II’s thought on human embodiment and sexuality. To read the preceding article, please click here.

In his consideration of the redemption of the body St. John Paul again takes the …

Alienation From Love

The seventh article of a series outlining St. John Paul II’s thought on human embodiment and sexuality. to read the preceding article, please click here.

After delving into the original experience of our first parents as recounted by Genesis, and …

“In the Beginning”

Having already outlined Pope St. John Paul’s thought on the human person and love as it is found in Love and Responsibility, the fifth through twelfth articles in our series are devoted to a second text, Man and Woman …

Featured video: Does God Make a Person Gay?

Does God create a person with a homosexual inclination? What would be the logical implications if some persons were created gay, while others not?

Watch as Courage International’s executive director, Father Philip Bochanski, discusses why this idea is incompatible with …

The Institution of Marriage – A First Look

This is the fourth of a series of articles outlining Pope St. John Paul II’s thought on human embodiment and sexuality. The preceding article may be found here.

‘The very “core” of choosing a person must be personal.’ Spousal love …

Precision of terms in the field hospital

During my tenure as a journalist in Rome, I had the opportunity to cover the 2014 and 2015 Synods on the Family, and one of the topics of discussion was the Catholic Church’s language surrounding certain pastoral matters, particularly …