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Wednesday, September 17, 2008


james rich

"Shameful" and "indefensible" seem like pretty harsh words to use. Nothing like assuming the best intentions of your diocesan priests. We should know who the priest is by next week, because the bus tire marks will be all over his robes.

It would seem more approriate to use the words "mistaken" or "ill-conceived" to express disagreement by Bishop Rog.

What is interesting, my friends, is to notice the words that are used about the respective parties in these past weeks: Pelosi is in error; she doesn't know her Church history or Catechism; but this priest does something that is disgraceful and indefensible.

I'll tell you, I'll bet there is a raging battle going on between/amongst the bishops right now. And you can see one side trying to keep it civil and above board, while the other side is so very reactionary and emotive. It does say something about what's going on.

T. Shaw

Esau sold his birthright for a bowl of lentils. For what price is Kmiek selling his soul?

I wish Commie'ek would tell us the true reason he is backing the nation of islam, empty suit, FNMA/FHLMC funded, lying lightweight.

I believe that there are intrinsic evils and non-negotiables set forth by the Church for 2,000 years and, specifically, by this Pope; and then there are prudential judgments. Prof. Kmiec may try to distort, exaggerate and omit prudential judgements so they 'trump' intrinsic evils all he likes. He is still wrong. I don't care how many degrees he has, or how many years he has misspent teaching incipient liars the Constitution (hey, it's like 58 pages 3x5 with footnotes!), I believe he is in grave danger of going to hell. I fear he will have an awful lot of company down there, too.

Regarding sold-out souls: it seems not to be peculiar to this fallen age or to the Pharisees who chose temporal power over the Kingdom of God. St. John Chrysostom: "The floor of hell is paved with the skulls of bishops."

american aquarium drinker

I've heard the quote to be: "The floor of hell is paved with the skulls of rotten bishops."... it's only the rotten ones that deserve that fate.

Until the church gets this straightened out internally and starts proclaiming the truth as a united front, it is going to be very difficult to make major progress on this issue...or any other major moral issue for that matter. You have one group of clergy doing the right thing and another group, in this case a Cardinal (!) come out and undercut them. This just adds confusion and scandal - especially for poorly formed Catholics, liberal Catholics and non Catholics alike....Why shouldn't they think they can't vote for Obama or any other pro-death candidate when Catholic clergy endorse them (Fr. Pfleger) or do not publicly call them out? ...We have Bishops that are endorsed by the Rainbow Sash Movement for crying out loud.


It continues to be the bishops. The Pope needs to clean house.


I don't understand why the guy thinks Obama is anti-war. He's stated in the debates that "all options are on the table" in regards to Iran. That implies that nuclear war is an option for him.

Nuclear war is horrible and evil. We as Catholics ought to always be against it. I've been to Hiroshima twice and there is no excuse for what we did. However, the abortion issue is more important, and it takes precedence.


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