What Makes Something a Sin?

According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, sin is “an offense against reason, truth, and right conscience; it is failure in genuine love for God and neighbor caused by a perverse attachment to certain goods. It wounds… Read More

The Church’s Stance on the Death Penalty

I have to say: the issue of the death penalty baffles me in the Catholic Church. How we pride ourselves on being a people of life! How we claim that all life is sacred and should be protected!… Read More

The Struggle With Sin

Sometimes, even when all we want to do is please God, we find ourselves in sin

Sex in the Catholic Church?

The Catholic Church has gotten a bad rap on sex for centuries. I think the majority of this springs from misunderstanding.

What Is A Just War?

In moral theology, we make the distinction between moral evil (that which results from sinful action and imposes guilt on the actor) and metaphysical evil (the absence of good). In this case, murder would be moral evil while… Read More