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Frustrating the Moral Law

First appeared on 08/29/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

Once we start denying the natural law, the complications multiply. Consider the moral complications in this case: New abortion-suicide controversy in Ireland.

Consider also the unfortunate confusion among some Churchmen over conflicts between the natural moral law and religious dialogue. Phil Lawler explains in On the News: Weep for slaughtered Christians, not for dialogue with Islam.

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver took some time this week to sort out the frustration of the moral law implicit in the highly successful Ice Bucket Challenge: The Ice Bucket Challenge's Ethical Surprise.

And what about the moral frustration of appointing to high office bishops who obscure Catholic teaching? In On the Culture, I look at An Appointment that Francis Should Withdraw.... [more content for subscribers]

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