In the lead-up to the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez has held up abortion as the number one social justice issue in America today. Despite constant media attention on issues such as immigration, global warming and economic disparity, the fact remains that abortion outweighs them all as the greatest moral evil of our age, or “the fundamental injustice in American society,” in the words of Archbishop Gomez. “If a child has no right to develop in the womb and be brought into this world — then there is no foundation for any human rights in society,”
Comments: Something has brought the bishops out of their shell. About time.
As a divorced and remarried Catholic, I am denied the sacrament of Holy Communion. (I am now a Lutheran, where such sins are forgiven.) I accept the Church on that, even though a measure of the correct position I was in, is the fact that I was awarded full custody of my children.
The least you, and other bishops/cardinals could do, your excellency, is to deny Holy Communion to politicians who support abortion. That would include John Kerry, Kirsten Gillibrand, Dick Durbin, LITTLE BOBBY CASEY, and the entire Kennedy clan. I thank you in advance.
The greatest threat to the prolife movement within the Catholic Church is being pushed aside by the causes of liberals. Unless Bishop Gomez has instructed all parishes in his diocese to include prayers for the unborn in their Sunday mass intentions as a weekly reminder to the people, his words are empty.
We offer prayers for refugees and migrant farm workers every Sunday. I can count on one hand the number of times we prayed for the unborn in 2017.
The bishops of the RC Church threw their support behind Obamacare at a crucial moment in the drive to impose it on America.
At that moment they lost all credibility with me, particularly on abortion. It was as obvious as the nose on my face that subsidized abortion was in the warp and woof of Obamacare, as well as other "unacceptable" birth control methods.
No matter. They puffed themselves up and chose socialism over the so-called rights of the unborn.
Jesus may forgive them. I suggest they wait for that, because I surely will not. They are hypocrites, unreliable and dishonest, liberal to the core.
The RC Bishops supported abortion--it was obvious then as now--and they don´t get any do-overs.
This government sanctioned slaughter of children is bringing us on par with the most murderous regimes of the 20th century. We long ago surpassed Nazi Germany, and are rapidly catching up to China´s atrocities. As for those countries, the killers were few in number. Here we have 10s of millions of people walking our streets that participated in killing the children. A great evil has become normalized and ignored.
So well said, #4! My only hairline difference with you is that I think these RC clergymen are more gullible than they are conniving. Give ´em some heartstring-tugging hogwash about "the poor" and they´ll go along with anything, without thinking through the implications. That is essentially how they came to sign on with ObamaCare.
And as far as I (a Roman Catholic) can tell these Bishops still haven´t figured out the hustle. Come 2020 we´ll see them supporting Democrats and denouncing Trump, still under the delusion that we can have government by the abortion mongers without all that messy abortion stuff.
A long time ago the leadership of the Catholic Church in the USA made a deal with the Devil (the Left) They chose Social Justice over the human lives lost through abortion. They´ll have to answer for it on the final judgment, which, BTW, is something I doubt they really believe in, although they preach it.
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