Lets Talk About Open Marriages

Recently, Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith have reignited public discussion about the concept of open marriages. These are marriages in which couples are not exclusive but are able to have other intimate (particularly sexual) partners. Let us discuss the concept of open marriages briefly in light of our Catholic Christian faith. Marriage canContinue reading “Lets Talk About Open Marriages”

Abortion: Forgiveness & Other (Often-Ignored) Points in the Debate

Guided by Christ, the Catholic Church is pro-life. In other words, the Church does not support abortion.  However, in the often-heated debate on this topic, here are some points that are often missed and which Catholic Christians should try to highlight with compassion:  love, mercy, prayer and concrete support We must preach about the mercyContinue reading “Abortion: Forgiveness & Other (Often-Ignored) Points in the Debate”

Indian Residential Schools, the Catholic Church: Lessons & Some Concrete Steps

In the summer of 2021, the whole world watched in horror as the unmarked graves of hundreds of children were discovered near former Indian Residential Schools in Canada. These schools were run by the Catholic Church with the support of the Government of Canada.  At that time, 1800s to late 1900s, it was the policyContinue reading “Indian Residential Schools, the Catholic Church: Lessons & Some Concrete Steps”

Grindr Scandal, Catholic Priests: 6 Lessons for Followers of Christ

This article is in response to news reports about Catholic Priests using Grindr. Grindr is a hook-up tool for casual sexual encounters between men. This news has saddened Catholics who are still reeling from the sex abuse scandals. For journalists, there are ethical concerns including the way that this information was obtained.  Judas spent threeContinue reading “Grindr Scandal, Catholic Priests: 6 Lessons for Followers of Christ”