Skip to comments.NY Archdioceses Declare War On City's Branded Condom Distribution
Posted on 02/16/2007 7:54:37 AM PST by Froufrou
Edward Cardinal Egan and Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio yesterday declared a holy war against the city's distribution of 26 million free, subway-themed condoms, calling it an immoral "anything goes" policy that degrades society.
In a rare joint statement attacking Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration, the Catholic leaders said they were particularly disturbed that the "NYC" branded condoms were handed out by city workers to young teens on the streets Wednesday.
"The decision of the City of New York to distribute  million free condoms to the public and minors as well, according to news reports is tragic and misguided," Egan and DiMarzio said.
"Our political leaders fail to protect the moral tone of our community when they encourage inappropriate sexual activity by blanketing our neighborhoods with condoms," the statement continued.
Egan and DiMarzio warned that the condom plan will "degrade societal standards."
"The taxpayers' money that is being spent to distribute condoms and promote the attitude that 'anything goes' would be far better spent in fostering what is true and what is decent," they said.
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Social outcry ping!
Subway themed condoms? Someone has a good sense of humor....
Back to the old joke, so soon in the thread?
Bloomberg was a life long democrat (D). He changed his party affiliation just to win the election (R).
Vote for a liberal, you'll get liberalism.
Don't vote (D/L). Don't vote (R/L). Don't vote for a letter of the alphabet.
Vote for a philosophy.
Vote for a Conservative, and you'll get Conservatism.
I couldn't pass it up, way to easy...
Wow! They brand the condoms? How outre!
I get it. I'd favor Lieberman over some Republicans, although I know he won't get the nomination, if he even runs. I think this was a bad move on Bloomie's part.
Abathar, bad jokes aside, one can't help but appreciate your sense of humor!
Yep, they tried to present me with some as I ascended out of the subway on Valentine's Day.
~!snicker!~ I think that means they're 'the good kind.'
Nice visual, Vaquero.
Millee, I'm speechless ping.
Bloomberg isn't really a RINO.
He's a "billionaire, Socialist gadfly". (He's also a moron.)
It's times like this I miss Cardinal O'Connor. At least when he spoke up on moral issues, it was heard even if not followed. After the scandal, the liberals can all just blow off the Church as being without credibility.
Yet he makes old people and women in high heels shovel out their cars--before the explosion of outrage made him change his tune--and makes little children wait in the cold for school transportation.
Go back to those machines people keep on their desks at work, Mike. That's what you did best.