Contraception, NFP and Sex: A Refutation of Salzman and Lawler
Recently, Todd Salzman and Michael Lawler published an article over at National Catholic Reporter arguing in favor of abandoning the Church’s traditional teaching on contraception. In their article, Salzman and Lawler note correctly that if the Church were to change her teaching on contraception, “the entire edifice of official Catholic sexual teaching crumbles”. As a […]
Molinism Defended: A refutation of Steven Colborne
Steven Colborne has published an article over at his blog perfectchaos.org offering three very brief critiques of Molinism. In this brief rebuttal I will respond to all three. The Critiques 1. Freedom is Impossible Colborne writes: God, by His very nature, is omnipresent, which means that there are no boundaries to God’s being. If God […]
Did Paul Rebuke Peter? A Refutation of Peter Dimond
Perhaps nothing distinguishes the Catholic Church from other religions as much as the institution of the papacy. Many people over the course of church history have stood athwart the papacy, some denying the full scope of its authority (Orthodox), some denying it any legitimacy (Protestants) and some, while claiming to revere the institution make an […]
Was Luis Molina Condemned by a Pope? A Refutation of Jacob Imam
Jacob Imam badly misquotes Innocent X’s decree against Jansenists. What it really says is quite contrary to what Imam says in the debate.