Monday, July 29, 2013

Heroic News: “Families with too many children?” plus 6 more


Posted: 29 Jul 2013 12:01 PM PDT
"It’s funny because I’ve heard people–and not a small number of people–suggest that parents-to-many-children (like myself) are the equivalent of human hoarders, selfishly putting the desire to ”have a lot of kids” ahead of the good of their kids. Because, don’t you know, you can’t possibly have time to properly love and nurture more than two–or maybe three–children, resulting in all of them missing out on the affection and attention necessary to the human condition."
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 11:57 AM PDT
Parents should be allowed to have their newborn babies killed because they are “morally irrelevant” and ending their lives is no different to abortion, a group of medical ethicists linked to Oxford University has argued.

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 06:51 AM PDT
One girl’s ovaries were destroyed, with Gardasil the only potential cause. Worse, though, is that Merck either didn’t bother to examine potential effects on ovaries or hid them—but did examine effects on testes.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 05:22 AM PDT
“When I meet a gay person, I have to distinguish between their being gay and being part of a lobby. If they accept the Lord and have good will, who am I to judge them? They shouldn’t be marginalized. The tendency [to homosexuality] is not the problem … they’re our brothers.”
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 05:06 AM PDT
Heat waves and a frayed safety net have made old age uncomfortable. Sci-fi talk about end-of-life drugs make sense, claims Salon writer Alexander Zaitchik.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 05:03 AM PDT
As a single working mom with no college education, Jessica Aragon was once so desperate for diapers she considered stealing them.
Posted: 28 Jul 2013 09:48 PM PDT
Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston encouraged thousands of pilgrims at a catechesis talk in Rio de Janeiro to choose carefully and use the right criteria when picking a spouse.