Angelo Stagnaro

Quid Pro Joe is One Lucky Duck

A good friend told me a very funny story about his experience with the Sacrament of Reconciliation. After not seeing him after many months, we met and caught up. I immediately noticed something different about his behavior — or should I rather...

23 More Reasons Why Men and Women Alike Should Fight Abortion

Following Part One of this two-part series, here are 23 more reasons why men and women alike should be allowed to voice an opinion about abortion: 1. Do extremist feminists allow other people to think for themselves? Do other people make choices...

Why Men Should be Allowed to Voice an Opinion About Abortion

Men are frequently told that abortion is a women’s issue and therefore they should have no opinion on the topic. This is such a silly argument — one wonders why it keeps popping up. It’s rhetoric rather than logic. It’s a lovely talking point but...

Bangkok Cathedral Makes a Proud Man Humble

Everyone has a favorite church. Those fortunate enough to travel have a great number more churches from which to choose. But, for me, it’s hard to beat Assumption Cathedral in the Archdiocese of Bangkok, Thailand. In the heart of this city ―...

Why Moral Relativists Hate Moral Relativism

This is Part 4 of a series. See also Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.   There could be no greater argument against moral relativism than the moral relativist himself. Ayn Rand insisted that she was justif

Yet More Problems with Moral Relativism

This is Part 3 of a series on moral relativism. The previous articles can be found here and here.   Moral relativism is just dressed-up narcissism. While Prof. Durand-Durand was torturing astronaut/special agent Barbarella of the eponymously...

More Problems with Moral Relativism

This is Part 2 of a series on moral relativism. The previous article can be found here.   Lack of virtue. Moral relativism is based on individual preferences. Exactly who would do the nominating who for the Nobel Peace Prize, the Nuremberg...

How to Celebrate the Transitus of St. Francis

“Be praised, my Lord, through our Sister Bodily Death, from whose embrace no living person can escape. Woe to those who die in mortal sin! Happy those she finds doing your most holy will. The second death can do no harm to them.” —St....

The Obvious Problems with Moral Relativism

Everything I have said and done is these last years is relativism, by intuition. From the fact that all ideologies are of equal value, that all ideologies are mere fictions, the modern relativist infers that everybody has the right to create for...

3 Homosexual Myths and How to Respond to Them

The Old Testament is Old for a Reason Many homosexual activists have argued that because many Old Testament moral laws have been cast aside, such as the injunction against eating pork, circumcising male babies or keeping heads perpetually...