Tag Archives: Catholicism

Catholic Medical Ethics: Frequently Asked Question

This, I swear, is  the entire contents of the Catholic Medical Association‘s bioethics FAQ page: FAQs Bioethics Questions Should a Physician Prescribe Viagra to Unmarried Men? Catholic physicians are increasingly encountering requests by patients, including their unmarried male patients, for Viagra and are unsure of how to respond. This FAQ discusses how to approach this [...]

What does the Catholic Church say about aborted foetuses in vaccines?

Very little, of course, because there are no aborted foetuses in vaccines. Here’s Meryl Dorey, of the Australian Vaccination Network confirming this fact in her usual way. That is, by asserting the exact opposite: Vaccines may sometimes contain aborted human foetal tissue – a fact which some people may consider a cause for concern And [...]

Catholic Online’s Santorum headline

Catholic Online has reached a level of cluelessness about the world that I thought was unachievable: There needs to be a word for that kind of ignorance. Can I propose ‘Perry’?

Australian Christian Lobby’s Jim Wallace at FORT Australia: Being gay causes priests to rape children

Just hope that as we remember servicemen and women today we remember the Australia they fought for — wasn’t gay marriage and Islamic! By now, most people likely to read my blog have heard of the disgraceful Tweet, quoted above. It was posted on ANZAC day by the managing director of the Australian Christian Lobby, [...]

If Mr Bean were Mary MacKillop…

To ease the pain of seeing your taxes spent on the promotion of a 100-year-old formerly superstitious corpse as a cure for cancer. UPDATE: Mischief managed.