Angelo Stagnaro

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5 Ways You Can Tell a Psychic is Full of Hot Air

The Catholic Church has always denounced psychics and fortunetelling. But, putting aside the sin of subscribing to these people, there is a matter of basic common sense and logic that proves these people are unreliable as to their pronouncements....

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24 More Ways to Respond to Common Abortion Questions

This article is Part Two of a series — see Part One here.   “Abortion is amoral.” If the Holy Spirit is the Author of Life, what right do we have to take life away from an innocent child? Abortion is murder because it ends a human life. If...

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Good News for Babies, Bad News for Democratic Candidates

I’d like to address our nation’s Democratic leadership. Not all of them, mind you. Just the ones who managed to escape being killed by their mothers while they slumbered in the safety of their wombs. A recent Harvard Center for American...

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Time to Clarify Some Terms in the Abortion Debate

The brouhaha caused by Pennsylvania State Representative Brian Sims’ May 2 meltdown ― on a videotape of his own making ― is a classic example of a conflict of values that can be helped with a simple clarification of terms. So, let’s clarify some...

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22 Ways to Respond to Common Abortion Questions

Here are a few key points to remember the next time you find yourself in a discussion about abortion: “What about rape and incest?” Rape and incest account for 2% of all abortions. It’s bizarre to say, “Let’s kill 98% of children in the womb...

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We Will Miss You, Tim Conway

“I spend a lot of time thinking of the Hereafter. Each time I enter a room, I wonder what I'm here after.” ―Tim Conway   Tim Conway ― the “funniest man in the world” — died May 14, 2019, at the age of 85. He was a convert to...

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Beware of Radical Feminism

I stopped reading radical feminist literature during my graduate school days. True feminism emphasizes that men and women are equal in dignity in the eyes of God and should be treated thus in the eyes of the law. Radical feminism, on the other...

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On Holy Saturday, Our Lady Stands Without Her Son and Savior

I recall an acquaintance once insisting to me that there is as much evidence the Buddha was born of a virgin as was Christ. First, this is perfect nonsense as the Buddha's story of being born of a virgin was first espoused only many centuries...

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In the Beginning God Created the Heavens and the Earth

Science has always had its share of crackpot ideas, pseudoscience, and junk science ― it’s part and parcel of the development of good science. But that doesn’t legitimize any of the crazier ideas. As Catholic author Flannery O’Connor reminds us,...

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36 Doctors For All That Ails You

With the gentle exception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, even among saints, there is a pecking order. There's a super-select group of 36 saints who are have shown themselves, by virtue of their lives and writing accomplishments, to be blessed with...