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U.S. Priests urged to Make Abortion and Election Center of Sermons Until November
LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Tuesday August 17, 2004

Posted on 08/17/2004 7:42:25 PM PDT by cpforlife.org

Priests for Life Leader on Tour in South Dakota to Promote a Truly Catholic Vote

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., August 17, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) -

Fr. Frank Pavone, director of the international pro-life organization, Priests for Life, will be coming into the Sioux Falls area to give several powerful talks to the clergy and the general public on August 18th and 19th. In what is being hailed as a "whistle-stop" tour of Sioux Falls, Fr. Pavone will be speaking to thousands of area residents about the November election.

Fr. Pavone will also be leading a demonstration and prayer vigil in front of the Sioux Falls Planned Parenthood clinic, and will be meeting privately with Bishop Robert Carlson at the Catholic Pastoral Center.

The focus of Fr. Pavone's message will be that it is impossible to be a Catholic in good standing with the Church and yet vote for pro-abortion candidates. Fr. Pavone will be aggressively targeting Catholic and Christian voters, and urging them to "bring their Christian convictions into the voting booth on November 2nd." He will also be issuing the following challenge to all the priests of the diocese: "Make the abortion issue and the election the central focus of all your homilies between now and November. Urge the tens of thousands in your flock to vote pro-life candidates into office!"

Dismissing charges that he and Priests for Life are trying to unfairly influence the presidential election, Fr. Pavone stated: "All we are saying is that this year's elections are pivotal for the pro-life movement, and that it is therefore imperative that we elect more public officials who are willing to do something to restore full protection to the lives of unborn children."


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: South Dakota
KEYWORDS: abortion; abortionismurder; death; election; life; pavone

1 posted on 08/17/2004 7:42:26 PM PDT by cpforlife.org
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To: MHGinTN; Coleus; nickcarraway; narses; Mr. Silverback; Canticle_of_Deborah; ...
Pro-Life PING

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

2 posted on 08/17/2004 7:43:07 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (RE: Abortion, the question is not when Human Life begins, but how and when it will be ended.)
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May 17, 2004

Fr. Frank Pavone

The Blackmun Papers
Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director, Priests for Life
With Dr. Paul Schenck

The late Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun, the author of Roe V. Wade, left instructions that his entire private file, consisting of more than 1500 boxes and 500,000 items spanning more than 60 years be made available to the public on the fifth anniversary of his death. When that occurred in late March 2004, a relatively small number of lawyers, journalists and researchers requested permission to review the files at the Madison Building of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

Priests for Life reviewed the contents of the entire file. Our pastoral associate, Dr. Paul Schenck, personally read hundreds of pages of Blackmun’s notes, observations, draft opinions, memos from his staff, clerks and lawyers, and correspondence with his friends, colleagues and the public.

What emerged was a dramatic portrait of a man on a mission. In an oral history given to one of his former clerks in the summer of 1995, Blackmun began revealing his true motives behind Roe V. Wade. In one telling sentence he says, "I think it (Roe) was right in 1973, I think it is right today. It’s a step that had to be taken as we go down the road toward the full emancipation of women."

He then added, quoting Ambassador Sol Linowitz, "Do you want to be just another Supreme Court justice and be there for ten or fifteen years, write a few opinions and be forgotten, or do you want to be remembered?"

This was the first hint that Blackmun began with the idea that abortion had to become legal, and that he would play an important role in bringing that about. What the Blackmun papers show is that the highly controversial finding of Roe v. Wade was not the product of unbiased legal reasoning, but one man’s crusade to make abortion abundantly available in the US.

In a personal history dictated shortly before he died, Blackmun observed that he was up against "The ancient attitudes of... the Roman Catholic Church," and the Mormon Church, the Missouri Synod Lutherans, conservative
Protestants, and most of the so-called Born Again Christians.

Attorneys, historians, and Constitutional scholars on both sides of the abortion controversy admit that Roe was poorly reasoned. That's what happens when the focus is on an anti-religious crusade for social change rather than on Constitutional reasoning.

Fr. Clifford Stevens has done an immense amount of Constitutional research into how Roe v. Wade can be overturned. In his correspondence with one of the Justices currently on the Court, he was told that it was not the
arguments that would change the decision, but rather having the right people on the bench.

Pro-abortion members of the US Senate agree, which is why they have blocked, by unprecedented filibusters, well-qualified nominees of the President. These Senators are setting the stage for the Supreme Court nomination
battles. The public should pay close attention to what they are doing, and when they go to the polls in November, they should remember Blackmun.


3 posted on 08/17/2004 7:45:24 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (RE: Abortion, the question is not when Human Life begins, but how and when it will be ended.)
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Two great terms that are hopefully becoming common are "NON-NEGOTIABLE ISSUE" and "disqualifying issue"

From A Brief Catechism for Catholic Voters:
"A disqualifying issue is one which is of such gravity and importance that it allows for no political maneuvering. It is an issue that strikes at the heart of the human person and is non-negotiable. A disqualifying issue is one of such enormity that by itself renders a candidate for office unacceptable regardless of his position on other matters."

From Voter's Guide for Serious Catholics (An On-Line Guide):

The FIVE NON-NEGOTIABLE ISSUES are:
1. Abortion
2. Euthanasia
3. Fetal Stem Cell Research
4. Human Cloning
5. Homosexual "Marriage"

the apostate john kerry disqualifies himself on each of the 5.

4 posted on 08/17/2004 7:48:01 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (RE: Abortion, the question is not when Human Life begins, but how and when it will be ended.)
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To: cpforlife.org

My parents Catholic church prays every week for the unborn. When I moved and joined a new (also Catholic) church one of the first things I noticed was that they don't mention the unborn in prayer concerns. It's very noticibly absent for me; I should probably mention this to my new priest.


5 posted on 08/17/2004 7:49:33 PM PDT by dubyas_vision
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To: cpforlife.org

I just got back from a pro-life meeting and it is a shame the apathy of many Christians including Catholics. They seem to be more concerned with their pocketbooks than with the culture of death.

And this is in Pennsylvania, a key Bush state.


6 posted on 08/17/2004 7:49:37 PM PDT by franky (Pray for the souls of the faithful departed. Pray for our own souls to receive the grace of a happy)
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To: cpforlife.org

And be sure to remind people that this isn't about religion and politics, it is about morality, which is the domain of the church.

And politics and law reflect the values and understanding of natural law of the people who make the laws. In our nation, that is "we the people." So our laws reflect on us.


7 posted on 08/17/2004 7:50:32 PM PDT by coconutt2000
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To: cpforlife.org
THANKS FOR     THE PING!

8 posted on 08/17/2004 7:57:54 PM PDT by Smartass ( BUSH & CHENEY IN 2004 - Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribi๓.)
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To: cpforlife.org
What emerged was a dramatic portrait of a man on a mission. A successful mission for Satan, I believe. I remember when this Justice died and I said a prayer for his soul. After reading this, it may have taken an ocean of prayers to save his soul.

How many dead souls because of his mission? What a terrible evil man.

9 posted on 08/17/2004 7:58:04 PM PDT by Gerish (Choose God, he has already chosen you.)
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To: coconutt2000
"We've staked the whole future of American civilization not on the power of government, far from it. We have staked the future of all our political institutions upon the capacity of each and all of us. . . to govern ourselves according to the commandments of God. The future and success of America is not in this Constitution, but in the laws of God upon which this Constitution is founded."

--James Madison, fourth U.S. president.


10 posted on 08/17/2004 7:58:38 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (RE: Abortion, the question is not when Human Life begins, but how and when it will be ended.)
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To: coconutt2000

11 posted on 08/17/2004 8:02:06 PM PDT by NDJeep
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To: cpforlife.org
Fr. Clifford Stevens has done an immense amount of Constitutional research into how Roe v. Wade can be overturned. In his correspondence with one of the Justices currently on the Court, he was told that it was not the arguments that would change the decision, but rather having the right people on the bench.

Take this to the bank! Bush will be reelected and will put 2 pro-life justices on the court during his second term.

12 posted on 08/17/2004 8:03:53 PM PDT by AmericaUnited (It's time someone says the emperor has no clothes.)
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To: cpforlife.org
Pavone walks the line well with the politicking to what Catholic constituency is pro-life .... but this is the part I have a problem with:

All we are saying is that this year's elections are pivotal for the pro-life movement


Not really. "Pivotal" implies an either/or, a black or white. This is just the difference in speed and handling of the same train hurtling down the Same Track.
13 posted on 08/17/2004 8:06:40 PM PDT by Askel5 († Cooperatio voluntaria ad suicidium est legi morali contraria. †)
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To: dubyas_vision
"I should probably mention this to my new priest."

Yes PLEASE.

Encourage him to be bold and speak out. Bring him a copy of something from Fr. Frank and tell him that there are many who very much want to hear the Gospel of Life preached from his pulpit.

If we don't then who will.

One day when the time is right I will tell a Priest that "...tens of millions of martyred babies are waiting to hear him speak in defense of the unborn..."
14 posted on 08/17/2004 8:09:37 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (RE: Abortion, the question is not when Human Life begins, but how and when it will be ended.)
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To: cpforlife.org

15 posted on 08/17/2004 8:28:44 PM PDT by Iam1ru1-2
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To: cpforlife.org
The FIVE NON-NEGOTIABLE ISSUES are
1. Abortion
2. Euthanasia
3. Fetal Stem Cell Research
4. Human Cloning
5. Homosexual "Marriage"

Ping--new tag-line.
16 posted on 08/17/2004 8:35:11 PM PDT by Antoninus (Abortion; Euthanasia; Fetal Stem Cell Research; Human Cloning; Homo Marriage - NON-NEGOTIABLE ISSUES)
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To: Askel5
LOL--You are tough
Father Frank is a hero (Saint in the making IMO) working under the most adverse conditions.

Perhaps "Pivotal" is used more in the context of the duration of the holocaust could be quite different depending on who gets in?

President Bush-John Kerry Contest Could Decide Abortion for 30 Years

http://www.lifenews.com/nat712.html

by Steven Ertelt
August 10, 2004

[LifeNews.com Note: Steven Ertelt is the Editor and CEO of LifeNews.com. The following editorial is a follow-up to the Pro-Life Advocates: Vote for President Bush opinion piece that summarizes President Bush's pro-life record.]

Every election year, there's always talk about the importance of the upcoming election in terms of its impact on abortion policy. There's no doubt, each election is considerably important.

However, this time around, the stakes are higher than ever before. Here's why: The next president will have the power to determine whether abortion will remain legal for the next 30 years.

In 1973, the Supreme Court handed down the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion by a 7-2 vote. The current court backs abortion by a 6-3 margin.

The next president could appoint as many as four new Supreme Court justices and elevate one of the high court's members to the Chief Justice position.

This will be an exchange of power and a turnover of membership on the court like never seen before.

For those of us concerned about the nightmarish travesty of abortion, this is a shift that could have enormous potential or set the pro-life community up for decades of more heartache.

Associate Judges Sandra Day O'Connor, John Paul Stevens and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who back abortion, and pro-life Chief Justice William Rehnquist are all considered likely retirees over the next few years.

President Bush has a strong record thus far of appointing pro-life judges to key federal court positions. Should he be re-elected and replace each of those four judges with pro-life advocates in the mold of Thomas or Antonin Scalia, the current 6-3 pro-abortion margin shifts to a 6-3 position in favor of overturning Roe.

Even if one of those judges turns out to be another O'Connor or Souter, defying the pro-life expectations placed on them during their nominations, a 5-4 margin against Roe still gives the pro-life community its first legitimate opportunity to protect the lives of unborn children since the early 1990s.

However, if John Kerry is elected president, and he replaces those four judges with abortion supporters, that will take the court back to the 7-2 position in favor of abortion that it had in 1973.

In other words, the pro-life movement will be right back where it started in its effort to stop abortion. We will have made no progress in more than three decades in terms of changing the makeup of the Supreme Court, if John Kerry is elected.

Furthermore, those four new judges will be lifetime appointees. They will be younger than the current members of the court and could have as many as 20 to 30 years or more of their career ahead of them.

Consider that the last four judges to leave the Supreme Court served there for decades.

Harry Blackmun, the author of Roe, and Thurgood Marshall served on the high court for 24 years. Byron White, who dissented with Rehnquist in Roe, served 31 years, and William Brennan retired after 34 years on the bench.

Whether the next four judges are pro-abortion or pro-life, several presidential terms would come and go before their likely retirement. The pro-life community would either have a fair chance to turn back Roe or no hope at all.

Pro-life voters need to keep in mind this election year that if John Kerry is elected, Roe will almost assuredly be preserved and abortion will probably remain legal for decades. That means every vote for Kerry and every vote not cast for President Bush (i.e., for a third-party candidate or by citizens who abstain from voting) is a vote to keep abortion legal for as many as thirty years.

If we truly want to see Roe thrown in the trash heap of history right next to the Dred Scott decision, we can't let that happen.

It is up to you to elect a pro-life president this November. It is up to you to re-elect President Bush. Women and unborn children are counting on you.
17 posted on 08/17/2004 8:37:43 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (RE: Abortion, the question is not when Human Life begins, but how and when it will be ended.)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Very nice graphic. I don't think we've met? Welcome to FR.


18 posted on 08/17/2004 8:40:33 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (RE: Abortion, the question is not when Human Life begins, but how and when it will be ended.)
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19 posted on 08/17/2004 9:57:49 PM PDT by Coleus (God gave us the right to life and self preservation and a right to defend ourselves and families)
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To: cpforlife.org; GatorGirl; maryz; afraidfortherepublic; Antoninus; Aquinasfan; Askel5; livius; ...

Good for Fr. Pavone!


20 posted on 08/17/2004 10:02:07 PM PDT by narses (If you want ON or OFF my Catholic Ping List email me. +)
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To: cpforlife.org

Fr. Frank Pavone/Priests for Life not allowed in the Archdiocese of Boston. Too divisive.


21 posted on 08/17/2004 10:16:19 PM PDT by american colleen
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To: cpforlife.org

But what about social justice, and shade-grown coffe beans (to be honest, I'm not sure what the second one means exactly, but that's what the freaks talk about in my church).

As long as these freaks are allowed to elevate their "concerns" to the same level as those you've mentioned, the Catholic vote will always favor baby-killing Democrats (ala 2000).


22 posted on 08/17/2004 10:29:59 PM PDT by Tuco Ramirez (Ideas have consequences.)
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To: cpforlife.org; american colleen; sinkspur; Lady In Blue; Salvation; Polycarp IV; narses; ...
Fr. Clifford Stevens has done an immense amount of Constitutional research into how Roe v. Wade can be overturned. In his correspondence with one of the Justices currently on the Court, he was told that it was not the arguments that would change the decision, but rather having the right people on the bench.

Faith in Jesus Christ, who is «the way, the truth, and the life»(Jn 14:6), calls Christians to exert a greater effort in building a culture which, inspired by the Gospel, will reclaim the values and contents of the Catholic Tradition. 
The Participation of Catholics in Political Life

In the Catholic tradition, responsible citizenship is a virtue; participation in the political process is a moral obligation.


Faithful Citizenship: A Catholic Call to Political Responsibility

Catholic Ping - let me know if you want on/off this list


23 posted on 08/17/2004 10:52:19 PM PDT by NYer (When you have done something good, remember the words "without Me you can do nothing." (John 15:5).)
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To: american colleen

Tell me more. Even WITH Archbishop O'Malley? Was this his order?


24 posted on 08/17/2004 10:52:58 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (RE: Abortion, the question is not when Human Life begins, but how and when it will be ended.)
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To: cpforlife.org
I'm glad the church is finally doing what they believe is right. Now if they'd only preach about what is scripture all the time- and tell,and exclaim- what it is to practice doctrine.
25 posted on 08/17/2004 10:54:48 PM PDT by Porterville (Dare to hate that which hurts what you love.)
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To: cpforlife.org

While not a Catholic, Mr Pavone is an impressive figure.


26 posted on 08/17/2004 10:55:10 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse (Unite)
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To: Tuco Ramirez

Yes indeed Tuco.

See http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1193026/posts?page=8#8


27 posted on 08/17/2004 10:59:47 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (RE: Abortion, the question is not when Human Life begins, but how and when it will be ended.)
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To: Askel5

....too cynical, Askel5...............


28 posted on 08/17/2004 11:06:07 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse (Unite)
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To: cpforlife.org

I wonder if these efforts would be better directed at getting more pro-lifers to their party's caucuses. One has greater influence there than in the general election.


29 posted on 08/17/2004 11:29:23 PM PDT by Dumb_Ox (Ares does not spare the good, but the bad.)
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To: Dumb_Ox

Good point.

Sadly that is so far ahead of where they are. I forget the number, but a majority of people on Priests For Life's mailing list are not even registered.

The situation is a mess to say the least.

Also, please visit http://www.KnightsForLife.org and tell me what you think. We are trying to get the Order more active in the cause.

Vivat Jesu!


30 posted on 08/17/2004 11:41:38 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (RE: Abortion, the question is not when Human Life begins, but how and when it will be ended.)
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To: cpforlife.org
Why end in this November?

This should not be a political special sales promotion run for Presidential elections only. Does Pataki, Giuliani, Ridge and Schwartzenegger get indulgences because they are Republican?

31 posted on 08/18/2004 6:41:53 AM PDT by ex-snook ("BUT ABOVE ALL THINGS, TRUTH BEARETH AWAY THE VICTORY")
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To: cpforlife.org; NYer; All
The PFL are really trying to pick up the Catholic Vote. Before the PA primary, we received a call from a lay man (whose name escapes me - I'd recognize it if I heard it) from PFL. He wanted to make sure we were getting the PA Catholic Conference Voters guides in our bulletin. We've given money to PFL and we did have them come to speak at our parish years ago, but this call was really out of the blue. We assured him we were using effective voters guides, i.e. not the idiocy that spews forth from the Philly Archdiocesan public affairs office.

Then he asked me if I knew any pro-life contacts for the surrounding parishes. The first two people/parishes I named were names he already had. I guess that must have been some kind of a test to see if I really did know any fellow pro-lifers, because then he named four nearby parishes that he still needed contacts for. I was able to give him names and numbers for two of the parishes, including the largest one. I told him he had a good chance of getting names for the other two from those two folks.

I was very impressed by this effort. I don't think it was any accident that Toomey did so well in the primary.

32 posted on 08/18/2004 6:43:38 AM PDT by old and tired
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To: ex-snook

I don't think this effort is aimed just at presidential races. I think it's just a new effort they're undertaking. Also, I don't think Arnold would necessarily call himself a Catholic, despite being baptized and married to a CINO.


33 posted on 08/18/2004 6:46:59 AM PDT by old and tired
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To: He Rides A White Horse

=== ...too cynical, Askel5...............

I don't think so. Not for a moment.

Particularly given the black and white evidence of the GOP's having served as ARCHITECT of this nation's legal abortion as linchpin of population control and the FACT that abortion has been successfully used as a wedge issue to more perfectly predict elections and explain the inexplicable (save where actions like the affirming of the Schumer Amendment by the "Republican" Congress or ratifying of Roe v. Wade by the "Republican" Senate SCREAM the actual reality at us)... I don't think I'm the least bit wrong to be dubious about this whole Rock the Catholic vote phenom.

Genuinely pro-life hierarchy will naturally turn out. And those who are of the McHugh ilk have the perfect opportunity to score some "pro-lifer" points while themselves co-opting the pro-life Catholic vote for the party who -- using deathist Exceptions, never pro-life Litmus Tests -- actually ensures legal abortion is here to stay.


34 posted on 08/18/2004 8:43:08 AM PDT by Askel5 († Cooperatio voluntaria ad suicidium est legi morali contraria. †)
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To: cpforlife.org

Last Sunday's homily included a call to the parish to remember the unborn when we vote in November. Interestingly, the priest looked directly at one of the democratic heavies in my area when he made the statement. I should mention that Senator Susan Collins (one of the pro-choice catholics in the Senate) is a member of my parish, although she was not present that day. I am anxiously awaiting the day that our priest confronts this issue when she is present.

Pro-life catholic voter!


35 posted on 08/18/2004 11:28:15 AM PDT by Rocket1968 (Democrats will crash and burn in 2004.)
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To: cpforlife.org

At CCD training last weekend, the RE director and his co-teacher told a room full of CCD teachers that we should not vote against Kerry for his pro-abortion stand because "we don't really know what is in his heart."

I've already called priests for life and am hoping for some help.


36 posted on 08/18/2004 2:23:29 PM PDT by hilaryrhymeswithrich (Vote Catholic Not Kerry)
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To: franky

franky, will PA have the marriage amendment bill on the ballot this November? Thanks.


37 posted on 08/18/2004 7:33:18 PM PDT by Lady In Blue (On Election Day,President Bush: "WIN ONE FOR THE GIPPER!")
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To: Rocket1968; MHGinTN; Coleus; nickcarraway; narses; Mr. Silverback; Canticle_of_Deborah; ...
Rocket1968: "Last Sunday's homily included a call to the parish to remember the unborn when we vote in November. Interestingly, the priest looked directly at one of the democratic heavies in my area when he made the statement. I should mention that Senator Susan Collins (one of the pro-choice catholics in the Senate) is a member of my parish, although she was not present that day. I am anxiously awaiting the day that our priest confronts this issue when she is present."

"Pro-life catholic voter! "

AMEN. If only our Priests and Pastors would do like Christ did to the money changers!

With how MUCH more wrath would He drive out these demons!

38 posted on 08/19/2004 12:35:01 AM PDT by cpforlife.org (RE: Abortion, the question is not when Human Life begins, but how and when it will be ended.)
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To: cpforlife.org

With how MUCH more wrath would He drive out these demons!>>


Amen!


39 posted on 08/19/2004 9:04:30 AM PDT by Coleus (God gave us the right to life and self preservation and a right to defend ourselves and families)
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To: cpforlife.org

Thank you. Very interesting post!


40 posted on 08/19/2004 10:04:25 AM PDT by TOUGH STOUGH (Vote for anyone but Darlin' Arlen in November.....)
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To: Askel5
Askel, I knew you would have some nice input..........

Genuinely pro-life hierarchy will naturally turn out. And those who are of the McHugh ilk have the perfect opportunity to score some "pro-lifer" points while themselves co-opting the pro-life Catholic vote for the party who -- using deathist Exceptions, never pro-life Litmus Tests -- actually ensures legal abortion is here to stay.

I like the way you talk...............

Using deathist exceptions.........it sounds so nice.....................;)

41 posted on 08/19/2004 11:23:21 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse (Unite)
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To: Askel5
.....just remember one thing askel5.................I may be a a difficult pro-lifer, but I'm your pro-lifer.
42 posted on 08/19/2004 11:25:35 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse (Unite)
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To: He Rides A White Horse
.I may be a a difficult pro-lifer

Well, we're certainly simpatico in that respect, no?

(Though I think of my take as very simple: Respect life, start to finish.)

Thanks for the kind words ... and for the timely caveats. Cynicism is really not something into which I'd care to devolve.

43 posted on 08/19/2004 11:42:58 PM PDT by Askel5 († Cooperatio voluntaria ad suicidium est legi morali contraria. †)
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To: hilaryrhymeswithrich
If you are in Archdiocese of Atlanta, your Apb just condemned Kerry and said he cannot receive Communion.

Your "RE director" needs to be removed.

At least show him and everybody these two docs:
http://www.catholic.com/library/voters_guide.asp
http://ewtn.com/vote/brief_catechism.htm

Maybe email them all the docs and bring copies next time don't let this heretic win.
44 posted on 08/20/2004 12:11:03 AM PDT by cpforlife.org (Abortion: A 9-11 every day and almost nobody notices.)
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To: cpforlife.org

Sorry for the late reply...no computer time lately! I agree with you. I have networked with a group of like minded parishioners we are going to go to the priest and the diocese as a united front. We are lucky to have Bishop Donohue, without his firm leadership, I would despair for my Church.


45 posted on 08/24/2004 5:26:26 AM PDT by hilaryrhymeswithrich (Vote Catholic Not Kerry)
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To: cpforlife.org

The new bishop of Buffalo said in his first interview

"I will not withhold communion from pro choice political candidates"


46 posted on 08/24/2004 5:38:21 AM PDT by The Mayor (God gives grace for this life and glory in the life to come.)
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