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Chastity

Some have suggested that a cause of climate change is the poor having large families. In reality, however, climate change is becoming a major factor in perpetuating poverty in nations as much as in families. […] Read More

SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) To many Americans, religious or not, chastity before marriage is a quaint tradition at best and emotionally damaging at worst. After all, more than 90 percent of men and women, according to Guttmacher Institute surveys during the past 50 years, have reported engaging in premarital sex. And the older a single […] Read More

TORONTO (RNS/ENInews) Decrying the “sex-saturated world of contemporary Western culture,” Canada’s Roman Catholic bishops are urging church members—married and single—to live chastely. In an eight-page pastoral letter released last month, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops urged young Canadians to dress modestly, to choose uplifting entertainment and to seek the Sacrament of Confession regularly. Catholics […] Read More

A new sexual revolution has hit the Ivy League, with formation of a student group promoting chastity and abstinence outside of marriage at traditionally liberal Princeton University. The Anscombe Society exists to provide a voice for conservative sexual values in a campus atmosphere that members say not only tolerates but encourages promiscuity, according to recent […] Read More