Abstinence and Chastity Education, An Evolution

1979-1984: St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body Audiences | Michael Waldstein’s Outline here 1995: The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality: Guidelines for Education Within the Family 1998: Chastity After the Sexual Revolution Chastity Before Marriage: a Fresh Perspective 2003: Sloppy Seconds Sex Ed Abstinence-Only Sex Education: A Caution

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Spotlight on Clergy Abuse

Important to understand: 1. Many claims of abuse are exaggerated. 2. Many claims are against deceased priests who cannot defend themselves. 3. The Church has already taken MANY steps, and continue to do so, to correct wrongs, and to prevent abuse from taking place, including child protection programs that involve laity. The responsibility for preventing …

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Humans + Animal Behavior: Offensive or Not?

The Internet seems to have lost its collective brain cells again, this time thanks to boxing superstar and pride of the Philippines Manny Pacquiao’s statement on same sex “marriage”, saying, Common sense lang. Makakita ka ba ng any animals na lalaki sa lalaki o babae sa babae? Mas mabuti pa iyong hayop, [chuckle] marunong kumikilala …

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Culture of Life Rising (Abortion Compilation) | August 2015 – January 2016

I haven’t been able to blog much lately. Busy with several projects and expect to remain this busy until the latter half of the year. Also need to declutter my digital space badly, so for a while, my posts here will probably consist of compilations — articles I’ve read and saved on various notepads (by …

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What Nino Read, January 2016

Religion/History/Geography The Time Traveller Book of Rome and Romans Fun with Hieroglyphs Davy Crockett (COFA) Time/Life Millennium St. Augustine and his Search for Faith Martha Washington (COFA) George Washington (COFA) Stephen Biesty’s Cross-Sections: Castle The Reader’s Digest Children’s Atlas of the World Teddy Roosevelt (COFA) Knights and Castles Paul Revere (COFA) Alexander Graham Bell: An …

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Intimacy Through the Lens of Fear (Part 2 of a Series)

The fear of intimacy is neither rare nor new. Every person has this fear, though we experience it to different degrees. Its root of course is a fear of rejection. As we raise our children, it is our constant challenge to love them unconditionally, so that they never feel rejected and don’t leave our home …

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