Category Religion/Morals

Sick, Disgusting and Inhumane

On my way in to work this morning, NPR ran a story on the Netherlands’ new “youthanasia” policy: the killing of terminally ill infants after they’ve been delivered. It’s not just infants, either. They’re talking about doing this to children…

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Piling On Arafat

I usually go out of my way to avoid reveling/relishing anyone’s suffering, particularly when it comes to death, although I made an exception for Uday and Qusay. I’m afraid that I have to invoke that exception again in the case…

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Thank Goodness

This comes as welcome news. For those not in the know, there was a move afoot (lead by the American Bar Association) a few months ago to try to force Catholic hospitals to discuss (and maybe even perform) procedures abhorrent…

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Fear, then Hope

In the wake of last week’s bombings in Madrid, I’ve been going through a whole host of emotions. At first, I felt a great deal of anger at the perpetrators and a great deal of sadness for the Spanish people.…

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