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An oral contraceptive tray is seen among several packages of colorful pills on a counter.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Teresa S. Collett
Natural family planning rebuts the basic assumptions of the sexual revolution and the idea that sex is primarily a recreational activity, “safe” between any two people with the proper pills.
Dorothy Day in her bedroom at the Catholic Worker in New York City
Stephen G. Adubato
Dorothy Day synthesized seemingly contradictory values with insight and nuance. Perhaps the most perplexing of her beliefs were those on sexuality and romantic love.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Maggie Phillips
Parents should take a lead in giving their children an accurate picture about sex and reproduction, but too many young adults never learn the basics about fertility.
A hand holds a smartphone with an app open on the screen
Gina Christian - OSV News
The nonprofit Catholic Laity and Clergy for Renewal recently claimed it has been legally purchasing publicly available data to assess the use of “hookup apps” by seminarians and clergy.
FaithFaith and Reason
Bill McCormick, S.J.
How many are willing to have their minds changed, to desire for something from this synodal process that goes deeper than their pre-existing agenda?
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
The Gloria Purvis Podcast
Elizabeth Sweeny Block and Abigail Favale are two Catholic scholars who have modeled civil debate around sex and gender in the pages of America and do so again this week on “The Gloria Purvis Podcast.”