Catholics for a Free Choice, an independent organization, launched a global campaign called "Good Catholics Use Condoms."
Catholics for a Free Choice (CFFC)Promotes artificial contraceptive "rights," including abortion. Their focus is the "intersection of Catholic teaching and public policy." Bishop Bruskewitz excommunicated those that belong to this group in his Diocese. Member of Catholic Organizations for Renewal*. They have been condemned by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB).
* Catholic Organizations for Renewal (COR)
Not an organization per se, but a forum where many dissenting organizations plot their attack on the teachings of Jesus' Church. Their proclaimed mission is:
- a coalition of Catholic groups, inspired by Vatican II, [an indicator of the modernist "spirit of Vatican II" - see one member below with that name]
- to further the reform and renewal of the Catholic Church, and [Martin Luther also "reformed" the church and established a church of man based on his personal beliefs - all heretics have done so in the past. Why is COR any different?]
- to bring about a world of justice and peace, reflecting the sacredness of all creation." [sacred creation is a pagan belief; true peace and justice result from following God's teachings, not opposing them]
The following groups are part of this JUDAS forum.
Association of Pittsburgh Priests
Association For the Rights of Catholics in the Church
Call To Action
CTA (Call To Action) Baltimore
CTA (Call To Action) New Jersey
Call To Action of Northern Virginia
Catholics For Free Choice
Catholics for the Spirit of Vatican II
Catholics of Vision/Canada
Catholics Speak Out / Quixote Center
Celibacy Is the Issue
Coalition of Concerned Canadian Catholics
Federation of Christian Ministries
Fellowship of Southern Illinois Laity (FOSIL)
Friends of Creation Spirituality
National Coalition of American Nuns
New Ways Ministry
North Dakota Peace Coalition
Pathfinder Renewal Weekend
Renewal Coordinating Community
Save Our Sacrament (SOS)/Annulment Reform
Women's Ordination Conference
posted on 12/03/2003 7:51:54 AM PST
To: american colleen; sinkspur; Lady In Blue; Salvation; Polycarp; narses; SMEDLEYBUTLER; redhead; ...
In his message for World AIDS Day, Cardinal Barragan made a clear reference to condoms, saying information campaigns should not be "based on policies that foster immoral and hedonistic lifestyles and behavior, favoring the spread of the evil."
ABSTINENCE SAVES LIVES!
Catholic Ping - let me know if you want on/off this list
posted on 12/03/2003 7:55:02 AM PST
(Keep CHRIST in Christmas!)
posted on 12/03/2003 7:58:15 AM PST
By not supporting the use of condoms and not advocating the use of condoms as one of the preventative measures I would say that the Catholic Church is helping the spread of a deadly disease," Morten Rostrup, president of the international council of Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), said in Nairobi.
I don't think so.
Criticizing the Catholic Church in this regard is sort of like criticizing General Motors for failing to build a car that can be driven safely by a motorist with a blood-alcohol level of .20%.
posted on 12/03/2003 7:58:48 AM PST
by Alberta's Child
("To freedom, Alberta, horses . . . and women!")
even some quarters of the Catholic Church criticized the Vatican on Tuesday for defending its opposition to condoms.
Catholic for Free Choice has no affiliation with the Catholic Church
posted on 12/03/2003 8:00:17 AM PST
Abstinence works every time it's tried. Not only for pregnancy, but AIDS, too.
posted on 12/03/2003 8:05:15 AM PST
Thanks for that reference list!
A bump for all life.
And a question for these questionable Catholics?
Exactly why did God create man -- male and female?
posted on 12/03/2003 8:23:57 AM PST
(†With God all things are possible.†)
"It's very disappointing because the Catholic Church's irrational stance on condoms undermines the very good work that the Catholic Church does with regards to caring for people with HIV...," said Nathan Geffen in South Africa.
True compassion for those with HIV never entails caring for their physical needs at the expense of their spiritual needs.
What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self? (Lk 9:25)
If everyone with AiDS were quarrantined, then condoms would not be needed.
posted on 12/03/2003 8:25:34 AM PST
Catholics for a Free Choice
A pro-abortion group who is not affiliated with the Catholic Church. If these people don't like where the Church stands, why are they still calling themselves Catholic.
posted on 12/03/2003 9:41:54 AM PST
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