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TREND? "Pro-Abort Politicians "Shouldn't Dare Come to Communion", Madison Bishop Backs Burke
LifeSiteNews.com/ ZENIT.org ^ | January 24, 2004 | LifeSiteNews.com/ ZENIT.org

Posted on 01/23/2004 11:28:16 PM PST by Polycarp IV

Boston Archbishop Says Pro-Abortion Politicians "Shouldn't Dare Come to Communion"

WASHINGTON, DC, January 23, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In an interview with LifeSiteNews.com following the Vigil for Life Mass in Washington Wednesday, Boston Archbishop Sean O'Malley expressed his great desire for a renewal of faith among Catholics. Asked about the problem of Catholic politicians promoting abortion, the Archbishop noted that the problem "is not only politicians but those (Catholics) who vote for them." He stressed repeatedly the "great need for adult catechesis among our people."

"These politicians should know that if they're not voting correctly on these life issues that they shouldn't dare come to communion," the Archbishop told LifeSiteNews.com.

Archbishop O'Malley noted that beyond pro-abortion politicians, that reception of Holy Communion by those not in a state of grace is sadly commonplace. "I think it's in the context of a greater problem - Catholics feel that everyone is entitled to go to communion all the time. That has to be addressed. You know if a (pro-abortion) politician asked me I would say you shouldn't go to communion, I wouldn't go to communion. They don't understand why." He explained, "At a funeral sometimes they will announce that communion is for Catholics and people get all offended, so we've lost the notion of the sacredness of communion and the kind of disposition we need to have."

Aside from his stressing the "great need" for adult catechesis, the Boston Archbishop said the solution lies in holiness. Catholics must "be willing to live their faith heroically, the testimony of holiness is the only thing that's going to be able to convince people. Mother Teresa could speak about life issues in a way, because of the ethos of her life, that was much more powerful than the most eloquent preacher or teacher. We have to live our faith very deeply in order to draw people."

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Madison Bishop Backs Burke on Pro-Abortion Politicians

Wisconsin Prelate Agrees With Denying Them Holy Communion

MADISON, Wisconsin, JAN. 23, 2004 (Zenit.org).- Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison says he is in "complete agreement" with La Crosse Bishop Raymond Burke's position to deny Communion to Catholic politicians who support abortion and euthanasia.

Bishop Burke has instructed priests in his diocese to refuse Communion to politicians who support abortion until they recant their positions. He will be installed as archbishop of St. Louis next week.

Bishop Morlino suggested that even though he agrees with Bishop Burke's assessment of Catholic teaching, he might not decide on the same course of action for the Madison Diocese, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. Bishop Molino has been head of the Madison since August.

In his weekly column in the Catholic Herald newspaper, Bishop Molino wrote: "It is indeed the case that Catholics who are public office holders enjoy the blessing of only one conscience -- they do not have one conscience for their private lives and one for their public responsibility, one for Church matters and another for State matters. That could not be more clear."

He continued: "The one conscience given to all of us seeks the truth that comes from a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, truth that He has chosen to speak forth through His Body the Church. It is through the Church that we receive the mind of Christ, and it is clearly not possible for a Catholic public office holder to leave the mind of Christ aside as he or she enters a Senate or House chamber or the office building whence they discharge their particular function in public life." ZE04012322


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: catholiclist; catholicpoliticians; marchforlife; postabortivewomen
Pro-Abortion Lawmakers Urged to Refrain From Communion

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, JAN. 20, 2004 (Zenit.org).- Archbishop Alfred Hughes has declared that lawmakers who support abortion and assisted suicide should no longer receive holy Communion.

The New Orleans archbishop stopped short of banning priests from giving Communion to such politicians.

"When Catholic officials openly support the taking of human life in abortion, euthanasia or the destruction of human embryos, they are no longer faithful members in the Church and should not partake of Holy Communion," Archbishop Hughes wrote in his weekly column in the archdiocesan paper, the Clarion Herald.

He also warned Catholic voters about neglecting their duty to uphold the culture of life. "Moreover, citizens who promote this unjust taking of human life by their vote or support of such candidates share in responsibility for this grave evil," he wrote

Archbishop Hughes' declaration comes in the wake of a decree by Bishop Raymond Burke of La Crosse, Wisconsin, who banned Catholic lawmakers who support abortion and euthanasia from receiving Communion.

1 posted on 01/23/2004 11:28:16 PM PST by Polycarp IV
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To: .45MAN; AAABEST; AKA Elena; al_c; american colleen; Angelus Errare; Annie03; Antoninus; ...
[Arch] Bishop Raymond Burke of La Crosse, Archbishop Alfred Hughes of New Orleans ,Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison ... now Boston Archbishop Sean O'Malley?

Is it too much to hope that this is an emerging trend?

2 posted on 01/23/2004 11:32:28 PM PST by Polycarp IV ("Illegitmus non tatum carborundum.")
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To: CAtholic Family Association; Loyalist; Catholicguy; Land of the Irish; CatherineSiena; Salvation; ..

Cardinals at Pro-Life Mass @ National Shrine, Wash, DC...

Cardinal Keeler (Baltimore) & Cardinal Law (Boston)...erstwhile Dioceses of Catholic fervor - now States ruled by pro-abortion Politicos (Senators & Congressmen)...

Ques:...will these Cardinals have the Holy Spirit's Fortitude to challenge the Principalities & Powers and Wickedness in High Places that feed the DemonRatRepubSatanic message from their Senatorial/Congressional seats of earthly power???

Ephesians 6:11-12
11 "Put you on the armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the deceits of the devil. 12 For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood; but against principalities and powers, against the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places...".

3 posted on 01/24/2004 12:10:20 AM PST by harbingr (USA/FreeRepublic/Constitution Party: the last Best hope of mankind)
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To: CAtholic Family Association; NYer
Thank God. Let's hope the trend continues and we take back our Church.
4 posted on 01/24/2004 12:50:15 AM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity; GatorGirl; maryz; *Catholic_list; afraidfortherepublic; ...
Ping.
5 posted on 01/24/2004 2:25:40 AM PST by narses (If you want OFF or ON my Ping list, please email me.)
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To: CAtholic Family Association
Is it too much to hope that this is an emerging trend?

NO! It's not but we the people have to stand behind the Bishops and the Priests that support this or we need to demand that they support this stand.

We are ultimately responsible for the direction that the church follows..

6 posted on 01/24/2004 3:33:34 AM PST by .45MAN ("I am what I am because of what I am")
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To: CAtholic Family Association
This is good, especially O'Malley's statement. I had gotten the impression that he was much more wishy-washy on it.

He's right on one major point: years of lousy catechetics have left us with a Catholic population that will vote for these "Catholic" politicians. (And that has an abortion rate higher than that of Protestants.)
7 posted on 01/24/2004 3:34:18 AM PST by livius
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To: CAtholic Family Association
I suspect that this trend has much more behind it than the few straws in the wind we've seen so far...

He, he, heeeeee.
8 posted on 01/24/2004 5:11:06 AM PST by ninenot (So many cats, so few recipes)
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To: CAtholic Family Association
No, it's not too much to hope. When Cardinal Maida said something to Jenny Granholm, there was hope.

Finally, they are doing their jobs.
9 posted on 01/24/2004 6:13:46 AM PST by Desdemona (Kempis' Imitation of Christ online! http://www.leaderu.com/cyber/books/imitation/imitation.html)
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To: Desdemona
Finally, they are doing their jobs.

Well, knock me over with a feather!!!

10 posted on 01/24/2004 7:02:50 AM PST by Dajjal
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To: harbingr
† AMEN †

11 posted on 01/24/2004 7:03:12 AM PST by AAABEST
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To: CAtholic Family Association; .45MAN; AAABEST; AKA Elena; al_c; american colleen; Angelus Errare; ...
Is it too much to hope that this is an emerging trend?

NO! There is reason to see that this is indeed an emerging trend.

Special attention should be on Archbishop Sean O'Malley, as he stressed repeatedly the "great need for adult catechesis among our people."

Adult catechesis must be the natural continuation of catechesis on the sanctity of life that begins in pre-school. The conference of Bishops wrote this themselves in Respect Life Curriculum Guidelines published in 1977. Herein lies the root of the problem—they never implemented it.

The holocaust rages on BECAUSE Christians (generally) were not properly educated beginning when they were young about the sanctity of Life before Birth. By the time the majority reached 18, VOTING for the defense of LIFE was not a priority.

The spirit in the schools of one generation,
IS the spirit in the Government of the next
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As a whole, Christian schools continue graduating more voters and future government leaders whose record of defending Life is no better than the national average. Proof of this sad reality is evident with every election and with every legislative session. Yet in all the strategies for Pro-Life victory, Christian school students have been virtually overlooked. Thirty years later, the culture of death has become further entrenched. However, our Movement continues to be primarily focused on changing the hearts and minds of adults. Few would argue that it is much harder to change the minds of adults than it is to properly form the minds of children, especially in matters of morality. Since the decision of Roe v. Wade, tens of millions of Christian school students could have received a comprehensive Pro-Life education. This group would today constitute a huge voting block; and with them, the American Holocaust might have already ended.

We are caught in this self-defeating cycle of death that must stop. Participation of the leadership of our Movement, especially those who have authority in the Churches and schools, will be imperative if we are to effect this change. It is crucial that these leaders recognize the dire need for a major change in the way this life-and-death battle has been handled for the last 30 years.

Christian educators have a captive audience of school students whose minds are open vessels for learning the truth about the sanctity of life. There is no valid reason why the comprehensive teaching of the sanctity of life before birth is not mandatory in all Christian schools, Bible study, and CCD classes, especially since Roe v. Wade. If the scourge of state-sanctioned abortion is ever to be reversed, Church leaders will have to exercise their responsibility and MANDATE that students be taught comprehensively about the sanctity of life before birth, and also about a Christian's responsibility to vote for Life. Pro-Life leaders will have to make this appeal to the leaders of the Church.

"The solution to ending the culture of death does not realistically lie with changing or reversing the minds of pro-abortion adults; it lies with preserving the 99+ % of children that are already pro-life on their first day of school." THE MISSING KEY OF THE PRO-LIFE MOVEMENT

Please let me know if you want on or off my Pro-Life Ping List.

12 posted on 01/24/2004 7:16:51 AM PST by cpforlife.org (The Missing Key of the Pro-Life Movement is at www.CpForLife.org)
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To: cpforlife.org
Why not just excommunicate them, as the Catholics did to the Louisiana segregationist leader Leander H. Perez, Sr., in the 1960s? Then if they show up on church property, call law enforcement. Ban them from the premises. Stores ban shoplifters from their premises; why can't churches ban such undesirables too? To do so would not be mean-spirited but would show that the church is serious about the evil of abortion.
13 posted on 01/24/2004 8:32:47 AM PST by Theodore R. (When will they ever learn?)
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To: CAtholic Family Association
Is it too much to hope that this is an emerging trend?

Without hope, what have we?

(I know, I know... Faith and Love.)

?;^T

14 posted on 01/24/2004 8:36:43 AM PST by Barnacle ("It is as it was." JPII)
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To: CAtholic Family Association
Bishop Burke was in La Crosse, WI, going down river to St. Louis. Archbishop Hughes is further down river in New Orleans. Bishop Robert Morlino is resides along the coarse of the Mighty Wisconsin, a major tributary to the Mississip.

And there you have it. It's the rivers! Rivers that transport the bounty of this great land, now carrying it’s redemption.

Down To The River To Pray

As I went down to the river to pray
Studyin about that good ol' way and who shall wear the starry crown?
Good Lord show me the way!

O sisters let's go down
Lets go down, Come on down
O sisters lets go down
Down in the river to pray

As I went down in the river to pray
Studyin about that good ol way
And who shall wear the robe & crown
Good Lord show me the way

O brothers lets go down
Let's go down, Come on down
O brothers lets go down
Down in the river to pray

As I went down in the river to pray
Studyin about that good ol way
And who shall wear the star and crown?
Good lord show me the way

O fathers lets go down
Let's go down, Come on down
O fathers lets go down
Down in the river to pray

As I went down in the river to pray studying about that good ol way
And who shall wear th robe and crown
Good Lord show me the way

O mothers lets go down
Come on down, don't you wanna go down?
O Mothers lets go down
Down in the river to pray

As I went down in the river to pray
Studin about that good ol' way
And who shall wear the star and crown?
Good Lord show me the way
15 posted on 01/24/2004 9:07:08 AM PST by Barnacle ("It is as it was." JPII)
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To: Theodore R.
Believe me Theodore, if I could, I MOST certainly would!

But there are still the numerous non-Catholic pro-aborts in office. Catholics as a group voted for Klintoon both times!And as a Catholic I am disgusted to have to say that statistically, had more Catholics voted in the 2000 presidential election, the pro-abortion candidate - Algore would have won.

The numbers below speak for themselves. Half of the people who voted are aged 18-44, and eighty percent claim to be Christian. All in the 18-44 group were in school since Roe v. Wade, and could have received a Pro-Life education.

- 2000 Presidential Election -

Source: http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2000/epolls/US/P000.html (Note: The above chart was constructed using data from the listed source.)

This is why I wrote THE MISSING KEY OF THE PRO-LIFE MOVEMENT. Everything the Movement is doing today is great, and I love them for it. But without comprehensive pro-life edu. beginning in preschool through to highschool --we have for 31 years been on the loosing side. This is the fundamental root cause of our situation.

Common sense shows that we'd be FAR better right now if the bishops had implemented their own directives in Respect Life Curriculum Guidelines.

From the Preface (page 4):

"Through the process of ongoing education from early childhood through mature adulthood, programs developed from these Guidelines will strengthen positive attitudes toward life and weaken attitudes which are negative."

"The education envisioned by these Guidelines seeks long-term improvements. The assumption here is (1) that positive respect life attitudes can be inculcated through educational processes, and (2) that these attitudes and values, reflected in the many issues of daily life, will have practical impact on people's lives and environment."

This 109 page book holds a tremendous potential to create a majority of pro-life Christians who would live, work, and VOTE to restore equal protection to all citizens—born and UNBORN.

16 posted on 01/24/2004 9:20:03 AM PST by cpforlife.org (The Missing Key of the Pro-Life Movement is at www.CpForLife.org)
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To: HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity; harbingr
Some additional information:

The Deadly Dozen

Canadian Prime Minister Taunts Church: "I Am A Catholic And For Abortion"
Catholic Church asks Tom Daschle to stop calling himself a Catholic
On Catholic Politicians and Faith
Vatican Urges Catholic Politicians to Vote Along Church Lines
Senator Santorum on Being Catholic and a Politician
William E. Simon, Sr. and Jr. Devout Catholics, Philanthropists and Politicians
Deadly Dozen senator taken to task over claims of Catholicism
THE BISHOP AND THE SENATOR [author links to FR thread regarding Daschle in her online column]
Blood On Their Hands: Exposing Pro-abortion Catholic Politicians
MI Gov Granholm Proclaims June "Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month"
Colorado Governor To Media:'WE LOVE OUR CHURCH' [Gov. Bill Owens
U.S. Senator Brownback and Commentator Dick Morris Join Catholic Church
PRIEST REFUSES COMMUNION TO KNEELING PRO-LIFE POLITICIAN [Richard Black, Virginia]
Kerry [Catholic} says he'll filibuster Supreme Court nominees who do not support abortion rights
Pope to MPs: Stop gay marriage
Vatican - Considerations regarding ... homosexual persons
CONFUSIONS ABOUT POLITICAL JUDGMENT AND THE MORAL LAW
Prelate says politicians who back abortion shouldn't go to Communion
Bishop draws fire for targeting Chrétien
Kennedy likens Vatican stance on gay unions to 'bigotry' (oh, go get a job, you little creep)
Ignorance or Malicious Intent? "No religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to..."
George Weigel on Authentic Catholic Citizenship, and the Duty of Catholic Politicians to Behave as Catholics
Conservative Catholics urge Church to challenge "dissenters"
[Robert F., Jr.] Kennedy to speak at Festival of Faiths (Environmentalism as religion)
Faithful Catholic Politicians
Catholic Bishops Eye Possible Crackdown of Pro-Abortion Pols
PETITION TO EX-COMMUNICATE PRO-ABORTION CATHOLIC ELECTED OFFICIALS
It is Time to Excommunicate the Politicians
Church vows to fight gay marriage: Catholics pressure pols
Should politicians toe their church line?
Church May Penalize Politicans
Catholic politicians facing dogmatic threat
Bishop appeals to Catholic lawmakers [Wisconsin]
New St. Louis Catholic Archbishop Warns Pro-Abortion Catholic Politicians of Excommunication.
Bishop Objected to AIDS Walk
Wisconsin Catholic Lawmakers Seek Victim Status In Feud With Bishop
Bishop Burke discusses the letters he sent to Catholic politicians
Congressman Places Internal Pro-Abortion Docs in Congressional Record
Flynn: Dems ignore Catholics
Granholm gay rights order "a slap in the face"
Calif. Bishop To Gov. Davis: Pick Abortion Or Communion [formal excommunication?]
California Bishop to Gov: Oppose Abortion or No Communion (New Title)
Sacramento Bishop Challenges Governor on Abortion; Tells Davis to Stop Receiving Communion
Granholm's Bible-thumping Sure to Rile GOP
Bishop: No Communion for Abortion Backers
Legislators can't have Eucharist, bishop says: Don't serve supporters of abortion rights, euthanasia
Wisc. Bishop Tells Pro-Abort. Catholic Pols: Change Your Stripes or Stay Away from Holy Communion
Diocese targets Granholm on abortion
NJ Governor McGreevey a devout Catholic, yet diplomatic {Barf Alert}
Communion ban on lawmakers who back abortion starts furor
Bishop's ban ignites church-state debate
(MI) Governor's effort is first step to give gays special benefits, weapon against religion [Granholm]
(Louisiana) LA Archbishop aims call at some Catholic politicians [Hughes]
Hughes exhorts Catholic pols to toe line
The end of Catholic politicians
Maher's Moment: A look back at Bishop Maher's Denial of Communion to a Pro-Abortion Politician [Lucy Killea]
Bishops rekindle anti-Catholic bias
TREND? "Pro-Abort Politicians "Shouldn't Dare Come to Communion", Madison Bishop Backs Burke

17 posted on 01/24/2004 10:59:24 AM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Theodore R.
You've asked a couple of questions.

First off, 'excommunication' has already been done. The letter from Bp Burke, telling certain pols NOT to receive Communion until they publicly recant, IS excommunication.

Other Bishops have not put it in writing (to our direct knowledge--it COULD be, but nobody's telling...) but, verbally, they have said the same thing (Madison and Boston.)

As to banning them from the property--that's not the Catholic way. It is the right of every Catholic to attend Mass (unless they are otherwise subject to restrictions for violence, etc., as you might expect) Thus, the Bishop cannot ban them from showing up.

But the "shame" quotient is very high here...
18 posted on 01/24/2004 12:01:44 PM PST by ninenot (So many cats, so few recipes)
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To: ninenot
But the "shame" quotient is very high here...

I don't think the pro-abortion politicians have any "shame." They are mostly Clintoids. And in the Age of Clinton there is no "shame" over much of anything.
19 posted on 01/24/2004 12:06:32 PM PST by Theodore R. (When will they ever learn?)
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To: Theodore R.
Your observation is correct.

But there's nothing the Church, nor you and I, can do about that.

However--their children and spouses notice, and I mean NOTICE. God works in His own way...
20 posted on 01/24/2004 12:27:56 PM PST by ninenot (So many cats, so few recipes)
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To: ninenot; Theodore R.
The letter from Bp Burke, telling certain pols NOT to receive Communion until they publicly recant, IS excommunication.

Not true.

http://mywebpages.comcast.net/enpeters/a_denialofeucharist.htm

Excommunication (or interdiction) would entail the denial of all the sacraments, not the denial of only the Eucharist, as Burke has done.

21 posted on 01/24/2004 12:54:32 PM PST by Dajjal
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To: Theodore R.
Notice how quickly Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-OH, switched from prolife to pro-abortion when he announced his "presidential" candidacy. There was no "shame" at all. Similarly, not so popular Rep. Richard A. Gephardt, soon to be no longer D-MO, made the same switch in the 1970s. So did the popular Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., for that matter. And wasn't the most popular of all, EMK, once "prolife" too?

I never saw the unpopular Nixon or Ford feel "shame" over being for abortion either.
22 posted on 01/24/2004 1:07:43 PM PST by Theodore R. (When will they ever learn?)
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To: CAtholic Family Association
WOW!!! Fabulous....especially about the people that VOTE for them also ......Way to Go....about time.
23 posted on 01/24/2004 1:19:09 PM PST by Ann Archy
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To: CAtholic Family Association
Asked about the problem of PROTESTANT politicians promoting abortion, Deuteronomy 5:17 noted that the problem "is not only politicians but those (protestants) who vote for them." He stressed repeatedly the "great need for THOU SHALL NOT MURDER instruction among our people."
24 posted on 01/24/2004 1:37:25 PM PST by Federalist 78
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To: Salvation; NYer; american colleen; Desdemona; ninenot
RE: #17 posted on 01/24/2004 10:59:24 AM PST by Salvation

Great post. Thank you for your good work here, Salvation.

One of the bishops really HAS to confront the pro-abortion types publicly. Like the Pope did back in the 1980s with Ernesto Cardenal in Managua.

25 posted on 01/24/2004 2:33:29 PM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: Federalist 78
Yes, pro-abortion Protestants are disgusting as well. They help destroy and erode Christian culture in America. Shameful hypocrites....all.
26 posted on 01/24/2004 2:35:57 PM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: CAtholic Family Association; seamole; SuzyQ; maryz
Thank you for the ping!!

I am so happy and excited! Bishop O'Malley is *finally* showing his stripes! I pray that the priests in this diocese listen to what their bishop is saying.

Archbishop O'Malley noted that beyond pro-abortion politicians, that reception of Holy Communion by those not in a state of grace is sadly commonplace. "I think it's in the context of a greater problem - Catholics feel that everyone is entitled to go to communion all the time. That has to be addressed. You know if a (pro-abortion) politician asked me I would say you shouldn't go to communion, I wouldn't go to communion. They don't understand why." He explained, "At a funeral sometimes they will announce that communion is for Catholics and people get all offended, so we've lost the notion of the sacredness of communion and the kind of disposition we need to have."

27 posted on 01/24/2004 4:32:25 PM PST by american colleen
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To: cpforlife.org
Excellent!
28 posted on 01/24/2004 5:30:26 PM PST by attagirl (Proverbs 8:36 explains it all)
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To: Dajjal
AHA!! I stand corrected.

29 posted on 01/24/2004 5:47:19 PM PST by ninenot (So many cats, so few recipes)
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To: HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity; Federalist 78
But the ones that REALLY take the cake are the pro-abort Jews.

Not even 60 years after Auschwitz opened its chambers...

In another venue, similar, the Orthodox Jews are apoplectic over the Liberal Jewish clamor for "Gun Control."

Perverse, indeed.
30 posted on 01/24/2004 5:51:00 PM PST by ninenot (So many cats, so few recipes)
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To: HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
Thanks, HMBA,

**One of the bishops really HAS to confront the pro-abortion types publicly. Like the Pope did back in the 1980s with Ernesto Cardenal in Managua.**

We have one at the present Burke -- and now Maida, but I'm not sensing as strong as what you referenced back when we were younger. LOL!
31 posted on 01/24/2004 8:10:23 PM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: ninenot
First off, 'excommunication' has already been done. The letter from Bp Burke, telling certain pols NOT to receive Communion until they publicly recant, IS excommunication.

It is not. Excommunication is an explicit canonical penalty attached to specific actions; in addition, these politicians would be refused a church burial if they were excommunicated. I doubt Burke would refuse them that.

These pro-choice politicians are excluded from communion. They are not excommunicated.

32 posted on 01/24/2004 8:18:03 PM PST by sinkspur (Adopt a shelter dog or cat! You'll save one life, and maybe two!)
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To: HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
I want to know why this took 30 years.
33 posted on 01/24/2004 8:19:09 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (black dogs are my life)
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To: attagirl
Thanks...Now if we can just get the bishops to read it!!!
34 posted on 01/24/2004 8:56:26 PM PST by cpforlife.org (The Missing Key of the Pro-Life Movement is at www.CpForLife.org)
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To: TASMANIANRED
I want to know why this took 30 years. 33 posted on 01/24/2004 8:19:09 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (black dogs are my life)

Um....the smoke of Satan maybe?

35 posted on 01/25/2004 1:18:01 AM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: CAtholic Family Association
This is all good news. How about emailing these Bishops to show the support and love of the bretheran.

God Bless

Mel

36 posted on 01/25/2004 11:47:25 AM PST by melsec
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