The Moral Logic of Sexual Consent

The Moral Logic of Sexual Consent

The “Weinstein Effect,” and Oprah Winfrey’s recent denunciation of sexual predation in Hollywood, have provided us all with an opportunity to think through the role of consent in establishing the morality of sexual acts. Last month we looked at reasons why consent, by...
Overcoming Obstacles to Catholicism

Overcoming Obstacles to Catholicism

Audio Download What obstacles are in the way of you fully embracing the Catholic Faith? In this episode of Catholic Answers Live, I help callers overcome intellectual and moral impediments. Questions Covered: 15:52 – How do I communicate with Catholic believers...
The Bible Blueprint for the Church

The Bible Blueprint for the Church

Audio Download Questions and Topics Covered: 15:32 – Recently, there was a priest who stood up and declared himself gay. Where’s the Church discipline? I’m a recent convert and I sometimes don’t see the difference between authority in the Catholic Church and...
Why James Says Faith Without Works is Dead

Why James Says Faith Without Works is Dead

I recently gave talk on salvation in which I cited James 2:24 (“You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone”) to substantiate the Catholic claim that works are necessary for the ongoing and future dimensions of salvation. During the...

Are Catholics Guilty of Hate Speech?

Many accuse Christians of hate speech for voicing their belief that homosexual acts are immoral and contrary to human nature. In this Ready Reasons video, I show why this objection fails and explains how a negative moral evaluation of a behavior doesn’t necessarily...