Poor Ramesh Ponnuru

He made the mistake of suggesting to conservative enthusiasts for the culture of death that we should not kill people if we don’t have to. One might as well develop Tourette’s Syndrome in Church in some sectors of conservative thought, where the question is intensely focused “When do we *get* to kill people?” The death [Read More…]

“It’s okay to ask a prostitute to sleep with you since she’s already morally compromised…”

…is not something anybody remotely familiar with Catholic moral teaching would normally say. Likewise, no Catholic would say that if your car broke down on the way to your tryst, you are guiltless of tempting her to the sin of fornication. Nor would a Catholic in his five wits claim that “Since I had no [Read More…]