‘Choosing’ gender ignores truth of human person: Bathroom policies are a symptom of society rejecting Christian understanding of sex and natural law

Target, one of the nation’s largest retailers, ignited a firestorm recently when it announced that “transgender team members and guests” are welcome to use the fitting rooms and bathrooms of their chosen “gender identity” rather than their biological sex. “Inclusivity is a core belief at Target,” the company said, and “everyone deserves to feel like…

Catholic Education: Antidote to ‘Ideological Colonization’ in America

In a recent essay for First Things, we encouraged the Synod of Bishops to promote Catholic education as both an evangelistic opportunity and a cultural antidote to ideological colonization.  Here we encourage all Catholics to support the education of the next generation of Catholics, as a communal responsibility, particularly in light of the challenges of ideological colonization….…