Catholic in America

Keeping an eye on the culture from a Catholic perspective

Politics and misrepresentation over ‘conversion therapy’

Al Kresta

Politics organizes our common civic life together. In contrast, the sciences figure out how the material universe works. Questions about evolution, global warming, the cause of dinosaur extinction (I’m told it wasn’t smoking or drinking but perhaps some other lifestyle issue) or whether homosexuals can be “converted” into heterosexuals are scientific, not political or theological,…

In ‘Dangers to the Faith,’ Kresta challenges Catholicism’s opponents

DETROIT — Catholicism is under attack. Not that that’s anything new. Since the dawn of the Church, the devil has always used the secular culture to confuse and skew the truth through deception and distraction. The forms of attack have changed from age to age, but the agenda remains the same. For Catholics, the challenge…