A cheering story: Roald Dahl’s daughter enters a convent.
Parents and pro-life activists in New Zealand have protested the government’s support for pre-natal screening, which in effect if not intent encourages the abortion of children with Down Syndrome.
A theorist for “polyamorites,” herself a “participant observer” in the polyamorous way of life, criticizes society’s current “bias [toward] mononormativity” and predicts the success of “sexual fluidity.” A Catholic philosopher examines and rejects her arguments.
William Saunders describes the good news and the bad news of the European court’s recent decision on abortion.
Gerald Russello looks at modern English Druids, who have the great advantage over the real Druids of the past of living in a Christianized society.
Hadley Arkes explains how he uses insights from Kant, often treated as bogey-man in certain circles, to furnish the ground of our moral and legal judgments.
Benedict XVI argues that “religious fundamentalism and secularism are alike in that both represent extreme forms of a rejection of legitimate pluralism and the principle of secularity,” in his message for the upcoming World Day of Peace.
And finally, one of those stories that may remind you of someone you know: Does Extremely Picky Eating in Adulthood Signal a Mental Disorder?