New addition to the Book of Blessings - for Children in the Womb; couldn't have come at a more appropriate time. Especially when the crosshairs are now focused directly upon the womb.
And this just in...we Catholics are not off the hook...we need Catholic leaders committed to telling us the truth no matter what. Catholic leaders who wear the Roman collar AND "Joe Catholic" (ugh) sitting in the pew. It's a both/and blame game and I believe it is time to accept the consequences and the new challenges now confronting us.
"Faithful Citizenship" stated that, under certain circumstances, a Catholic could in good conscience vote for a candidate who supports abortion rights for "other grave reasons" as long as they do not intend to support that position (34-35).
It's a strange argument that allows Catholics to send a politician with an undeniably extreme abortion record into the Oval Office and yet somehow bear no responsibility for what happens to unborn children as a result. One can only wonder what "grave reasons" the bishops could have had in mind that would outweigh the 4,000 unborn children who are aborted each day.
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