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Newly Discovered Importance of “the Gut” Throws Even More Shade on Brain-Reductionist Moral Anthropologies

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Current Events | 0 comments

The position that “you are your brain” was already in serious trouble given what we have learned in the last two decades about...

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More Fallout from the Weakness of Theological Bioethics

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Current Events | 1 comment

I’ve written several pieces on the trouble in which theological bioethics finds itself. Its marginalization from mainstream...

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Convention Season Draws Media Attention to Alternative, Young Pro-Life Voices

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016 in Current Events | 2 comments

In an election cycle with no good choices for pro-lifers, it can be tempting to despair. But just below the surface of ratings-driven...

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Should a Catholic Hospital be Obliged to do a Tubal Ligation?

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in Current Events | 0 comments

No. And I make a brief argument in my piece in the LA Times yesterday in the context of the ACLU suing Mercy Hospital for refusing to do...

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Abortion Clinic Protesters

Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 in Current Events | 9 comments

Which adjective came to mind when you read the title of this post? During my high school teaching days I also served as moderator of the...

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