Biden Mass

Joe Biden Eats and Drinks His Own Spiritual Death

Yesterday morning at the grand Cathedral of St. Matthew in Washington D.C., Joe Biden ate and drank his own spiritual death. That he received the Holy Eucharist from the hands of a Cardinal of the Church adds scandal upon scandal. One radio wag called it a mass for Planned Parenthood. And so, it was. Joe [...]

The Story Behind Russian’s Gay Adoption Ban

During the same month that U. S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy was issuing his opinion that the Defense of Marriage Act “humiliated tens of thousands of children now being raised by same-sex couples,” Russia’s House of Parliament voted unanimously to ban the adoption of Russian children by same-sex couples from abroad.  The House also [...]

To Be Adopted and To Adopt

When I was a young man, I always assumed parents loved their adopted children less, or at least differently, than those who genetically shared their flesh and blood. When I thought of myself as a father, it never occurred to me that I might one day love my adopted son as much as my biological [...]

Adoption: A Love Story

I was relaxing in my favorite armchair and watching golf when my daughter, Hannah, strode into the room. "Dad," she said, "we need to have a serious talk." "Okay," I replied, turning to her. She frowned. "You're going to have to turn the TV off." "Oh." I tapped the remote control. This was serious. Almost [...]

On Adoption

After I finished with some business at the county building a few years ago, I went to fetch my daughter from the common area where she had been waiting. She was talking with another young girl, and I walked up to the two of them. "You look like your dad," the other girl said. I [...]

Adoption: The Silent Solution

With scarcely a voice raised in protest, adoption in America has become the Silent Solution. In the last 20 years we've witnessed a remarkable statistical turnaround: then 85 to 90 percent of all unwed mothers placed their babies for adoption; now 85 to 90 percent of unmarried teens who give birth choose to keep their [...]