“This is the essential difference between marriage and any other human partnership: the ability to become one flesh in the mutual expression of love and the natural openness to the gift of parenthood,” said Bishop Scicluna.
Even "some of our clergy" have lost confidence in the truth about marriage, life and religious liberty, Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix warned at a major meeting of Catholic leaders held in Mexico City November 16-19.
“If you were to ask me why 1.2 million children are still being aborted in America, the answer is because we’re not talking to the people who are aborting their children. That’s the basic answer,” says Brian Fisher.
This paradoxical association of increased contraception and/or condom use coupled with increasing rates of STIs and in some cases, increasing rates of teen pregnancy, among adolescents is not limited to the United States.