Skip to comments.Pope condemns abortion in strongest pro-life comments to date, day after controversial interview
Posted on 09/20/2013 5:34:23 PM PDT by massmike
In a meeting with Catholic gynaecologists this morning Pope Francis strongly condemned abortion as a manifestation of a throwaway culture.
The comments come one day after the release of an in-depth interview in which the Pope had explained that despite criticism he has avoided speaking about moral issues like abortion and gay marriage in his papacy, instead focusing on preaching about the love of Christ.
In response to that interview the United States largest abortion advocacy organization, NARAL Pro-Choice America, even posted an image thanking the pope for his comments on their Facebook and Twiter pages. But NARALs celebrations were cut short by todays blunt remarks by the Pope, in which he urged doctors to respect life "from the first instant of conception."
The pope told the doctors, "Your being Catholic entails greater responsibility: first of all to yourself, in the effort to be consistent with the Christian vocation, and then to contemporary culture, to help recognize the transcendent dimension in human life, the imprint of the creative work of God, from the very first moment of conception. This is a commitment to the new evangelization that often requires going against the tide, paying a personal price. The Lord counts on you to spread the 'Gospel of life.'"
(Excerpt) Read more at lifesitenews.com ...
In other words: “Hate the sin; love the sinner.”
Just don't mix the two up.
And don’t GLORIFY the sinner....OR the sin.
It's quite amusing and very entertaining.
Once again the MSM is amazed to learn that he Pope is CATHOLIC.
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