One of the problems with the pro-life debacle this week in Britain is that the pro-life cause relied too much on political, sentimental and utilitarian arguments. The political argument is, “This is a matter of women’s rights.” or “This is a matter of the unborn human person’s right to life.” When you argue something in [Read More...]
After the disastrous defeat of the pro-life cause in Britain this week, why have we not heard from the Catholic bishops? Does it really take so long to stand up, call a press conference and denounce Parliament’s decision? I understand the complexities and subtleties of public relations and diplomacy, but sometimes we need to hear [Read More...]
The UKs Daily Telegraph reports a disastrous vote in parliament. This week the British have voted in favor of human/animal embryonic hybrids being created, voted to allow children to have two biological mothers and no father (through artificial insemination and genetic engineering for lesbian couples) and they also voted not to reduce the time limit [Read More...]
There was some discussion in the comboxes about the preferred images of Our Lord. Some people favor a resurrected Lord, others the crucifix, still others the empty cross which carries both meanings. One person said that images of the resurrected Lord were more predominant in the early church than crucifixes. If they mean an image [Read More...]
The Daily Telegraph reports the highest number of Britons leaving the UK for a century. We’re among the number. What did we have in the UK? I could write reams about our horror stories of local petty crime, drunkenness in the streets, appalling behavior in schools, sky rocketing prices for all things, astronomical taxes, total moral anarchy [Read More...]
Welcome to Standing on My Head! I'm a former Evangelical, then an Anglican priest, now a Catholic priest. If you want to learn more about me click on the "Bio" tab in the header. The header tabs also contain my archived articles, with my conversion stories and writings on Catholic apologetics. You can have a look [Read More...]
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