Wednesday, March 23, 2005
“The most left-wing Catholic publications in the nation are the National Catholic Reporter and Commonweal. Neither is on Terri’s side, and both have taken positions on euthanasia that are directly contrary to the teachings of the Catholic Church. Similarly, Pax Christi, the nation’s leading Catholic pacifist organization, is outraged over the condition of health care, but it has nothing to say about the condition of Terri’s health. Those looking for wisdom about this issue from the Catholic Theological Society of America had better look elsewhere: it’s too busy defending the non-Catholic teachings of a so-called Catholic theologian whom the Vatican recently disciplined. Catholics Speak Out and Catholics for a Free Choice are both dissident groups whose latest musings involve women’s ordination and a condemnation of the Vatican; neither has spoken to the Schiavo case. Among Protestants, the National Council of Churches has been predictably silent on this issue, preferring to opine on the ‘immorality’ of the federal budget..."
PADRE POINT: W. Donahue exposes the great hypocrisy of dissenters...they cry for peace & justice until it comes to abortion and euthanasia...then they're QUIET...where's the NOW gang?...why won't they stand up for this WOMAN Terri!