Archive: Benedict XVI
Our modern world is still so afraid of our sexual selves, still so wrapped in taboos and superstitions, that it is willing to turn this ongoing tragedy into a statistic, a talking point, a moral lesson, instead of seeing the industry of ignorance, suffering, and death in which it is engaged.
By Jason Pitzl-Waters | November 22, 2010; 10:35 PM ET | Comments (1)
The worst part is that in all the fuss over what the pope did or didn't say about condoms, many have missed the even more note-worthy and thought-provoking comments from the Benedict XVI in Light of the World.
By Danielle Bean | November 22, 2010; 12:23 PM ET | Comments (13)
Catholic church teaching on sexual morality has not changed and it will not change because it cannot be changed.
By George Weigel | November 22, 2010; 12:19 PM ET | Comments (11)
Military occupation is no way to win hearts and minds. The Karzai government is corrupt, and our support for it undermines trust. There is no moral justification for occupation, nor is it strategic: our continued presence inflames hatred and creates a climate that furthers violence.
By Starhawk | June 30, 2010; 12:40 PM ET | Comments (4)