In other words, over the past half-century we have gained a lot of knowledge about human beings and human community, but the secular world has not listened to the Church’s words, to the Incarnate Word, and their actions have been like the madman who thinks he can make a slow watch run better by jamming a pencil into the works. For instance, USAID, which is supposedly for human development, conditions everything they do on the promotion of population control. That means sending birth control devices instead of malaria eradication materials to Africa, and that immoral action has led to the increased incidence of AIDS.
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Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 12, 2004
A pilot was taking his family in a light seaplane into British Columbia. When he attempted to land offshore in the ocean, the plane’s pontoons caught and flipped the plane into the icy waters. The pilot and his family managed to get out of the plane, but it quickly sank, and they had to swim a ...read more