Columnists/Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk
Updated: January 3rd, 2014
Discrimination and human genital sexuality
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 04 April 2014
Discrimination is often understood as acting out of prejudice against persons who differ from us and do not share our views, traits, values or lifestyles. The word “discrimination,” however, has an older meaning as well, namely, to draw a clear distinction between proper and improper, good and e...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 07 February 2014
In her still-widely-read 1971 article, “A Defense of Abortion,” Judith Jarvis Thomson sets up a thought experiment known as “The Famous Violinist Problem” to argue that abortion ought to be morally justified when a pregnancy arises out of sex...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 03 January 2014
At the beginning of December, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a sweeping federal lawsuit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops over its “Ethical and Religious Directives” for Catholic hospitals, alleging that the directives, wi...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 06 December 2013
Guilt has gotten a lot of bad press recently. We live in an age where guilt is practically always something bad, something to get past with the help of a shrink. Particularly when discussing sex, people will declare that religion and morality do noth...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 01 November 2013
Private foundations and non-profit groups are frequently involved in advocating for particular causes, ranging from cancer research to protecting the environment. Some of these foundations rely almost exclusively on charitable donations to carry out ...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 04 October 2013
 The world was shocked when the tragic and twisted case of Ariel Castro burst recently into the limelight. Before he took his own life in prison, he had kidnapped and repeatedly raped, humiliated...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 06 September 2013
People sometimes use the phrase “moral compass” to describe the innate sense of right and wrong that human beings have. President Obama, for example, recently mentioned in one of his speeches how ...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 02 August 2013
Many individuals and business owners are struggling in conscience about whether to purchase health insurance coverage, either for themselves or for their employees, on account of the Health and Human ...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 07 June 2013
People with strong pro-life, pro-family convictions will sometimes disagree among themselves about whether they should support a particular piece of legislation being debated in the halls of their sta...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 03 May 2013
Resuscitating a patient who undergoes a cardiac arrest or stops breathing often involves multiple procedures. When a resuscitation “Code Blue” is called in the hospital (or on a TV show), somethin...