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"Abortion is a Blessing" (New Dean of Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge)
Via Media ^ | 3/30/2009 | Amy Welborn

Posted on 04/01/2009 11:24:13 AM PDT by mojito

The Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge has unanimously elected a new dean, Dr. Katherine Ragsdale.

Chris Johnson at the Midwest Conservative Journal posts:

How radically pro-abortion is Katie Rags? This radically pro-abortion:

"And when a woman becomes pregnant within a loving, supportive, respectful relationship; has every option open to her; decides she does not wish to bear a child; and has access to a safe, affordable abortion - there is not a tragedy in sight -- only blessing. The ability to enjoy God's good gift of sexuality without compromising one's education, life's work, or ability to put to use God's gifts and call is simply blessing.

These are the two things I want you, please, to remember - abortion is a blessing

and our work is not done. Let me hear you say it: abortion is a blessing and our work is not done. Abortion is a blessing and our work is not done. Abortion is a blessing and our work is not done.

I want to thank all of you who protect this blessing - who do this work every day: the health care providers, doctors, nurses, technicians, receptionists, who put your lives on the line to care for others (you are heroes -- in my eyes, you are saints); the escorts and the activists; the lobbyists and the clinic defenders; all of you. You're engaged in holy work."

(Excerpt) Read more at blog.beliefnet.com ...


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The utter heinousness of these statements staggers me.
1 posted on 04/01/2009 11:24:14 AM PDT by mojito
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2 posted on 04/01/2009 11:24:59 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: mojito

I think I’m going to vomit now....


3 posted on 04/01/2009 11:25:35 AM PDT by wk4bush2004 (SARAH PALIN, 2012!!!!!!!)
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To: mojito

a truly seared conscience


4 posted on 04/01/2009 11:25:55 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: wagglebee

Is it any wonder why we are where we are when even leaders of a church can speak about murdering children as a blessing? Words escape me......


5 posted on 04/01/2009 11:26:05 AM PDT by wombtotomb
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To: Huber; sionnsar

Ping.

This is sickening beyond words.


6 posted on 04/01/2009 11:26:08 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: mojito

If these aren’t the end times then it surely can’t be far away.


7 posted on 04/01/2009 11:26:36 AM PDT by BenLurkin (And oh, Hey! I've been travelin' on this road too long)
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To: mojito

I guess it could be a blessing.....FROM SATAN!

This just can’t be real.


8 posted on 04/01/2009 11:27:01 AM PDT by Just Lori (Liberalism ---->Socialism----->Communism------>BONDAGE!!!!)
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To: mojito

Demonic AND insane.


9 posted on 04/01/2009 11:27:46 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (American Revolution II -- overdue.)
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To: Just Lori

Tell me this was an April Fool’s joke???? Please, please, please. EVIL isn’t this upfront...isn’t it?????


10 posted on 04/01/2009 11:28:25 AM PDT by ak267
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To: mojito

A spot has been reserved for her in HELL - may she fill it soon and for all eternity!


11 posted on 04/01/2009 11:28:26 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (FUBO Kenyan Usurper - AntiCHRIST baby killing muslim !)
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To: BenLurkin

The Church being infested with apostasy and evil is one of the indicators of the end times.

See ya on the other side!


12 posted on 04/01/2009 11:29:24 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman is for later)
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To: mojito

‘compromising one’s education, life’s work, or ability to put to use God’s gifts and call is simply blessing.’

So, the life of the baby (a human being) is worth less than an occupation, education or abilities? Aren’t these the same people who are anti-death penalty and always speak out for the looniest laws that ‘would even save one life’? Something isn’t adding up....


13 posted on 04/01/2009 11:29:30 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: mojito

Queen Herod

14 posted on 04/01/2009 11:29:44 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Praise and worship" is my alternate lifestyle.)
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To: mojito

April fools?


15 posted on 04/01/2009 11:30:58 AM PDT by St. Louis Conservative
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To: All

I was under the impression that the Episcopal Divinity School in reference here was in Cambridge, UK.

It’s Cambridge, MA.

Sorry for the mistake.


16 posted on 04/01/2009 11:32:06 AM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito

I’m reminded of P. J. O’Rourke’s quip about his favorite form of abortion...the retroactive kind.


17 posted on 04/01/2009 11:32:11 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Albion Wilde

Dean Spicoli, I presume?


18 posted on 04/01/2009 11:32:55 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: wombtotomb

This pretty much confirms our civilization has reached its end. An abomination flows from their mouth like a running sewer of filth.

Ghastly.


19 posted on 04/01/2009 11:33:02 AM PDT by romanesq
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To: All

I’m making an educated guess this woman is also an LPGA and WNBA fan (if you get my drift.) The Party of Death marches on.


20 posted on 04/01/2009 11:34:01 AM PDT by RooRoobird20 (1/20/2013: "Change We Can Believe In")
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To: Albion Wilde

LMAO...IS IF she would EVER NEED an abortion...


21 posted on 04/01/2009 11:35:00 AM PDT by Crim
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To: mojito

That woman is insane.


22 posted on 04/01/2009 11:35:23 AM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (Warning: Sarcasm/humor is always engaged. Failure to recognize this may lead to misunderstandings.)
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To: mojito

And, of course, a lesbian. http://ragsdalesermons.blogspot.com/2008/08/gay-pride.html


23 posted on 04/01/2009 11:35:39 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (American Revolution II -- overdue.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

That explains a lot of it -

the rejection of anything from a man is part of her core thought processes.


24 posted on 04/01/2009 11:36:52 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman is for later)
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To: St. Louis Conservative

Not April fools. Ragsdale is what the article indicates. And worse.


25 posted on 04/01/2009 11:36:53 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (American Revolution II -- overdue.)
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To: mojito

Isn’t she a disgusting piece of work.


26 posted on 04/01/2009 11:37:33 AM PDT by muddler
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To: mojito

Crazy? Evil? I’m going with evil.


27 posted on 04/01/2009 11:38:13 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: mojito

It sounds to me like she’s trying to convince herself.


28 posted on 04/01/2009 11:39:10 AM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: B-Chan

Let me give a probable background for this person -

probably molested and impregnated as a young person, had an abortion, knows what really happened, turned to homosexuality in reaction to her molestation, and is pro-abortion in order to justify her participation in the killing of a baby.

But that’s just a guess.


29 posted on 04/01/2009 11:41:25 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman is for later)
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To: mojito
"Let me hear you say it: abortion is a blessing and our work is not done. Abortion is a blessing and our work is not done. Abortion is a blessing and our work is not done."




"Fair is foul and foul is fair: / Hover through the fog and filthy air." (Macbeth: Act 1, Scene 1)
30 posted on 04/01/2009 11:41:26 AM PDT by Deo volente
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast; Black Agnes
When a woman wants a child but can’t afford one because she hasn’t the education necessary for a sustainable job, or access to health care, or day care, or adequate food, it is the abysmal priorities of our nation, the lack of social supports, the absence of justice that are the tragedies; the abortion is a blessing.

The face of evil.

31 posted on 04/01/2009 11:41:30 AM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito

“...decides she does not wish to bear a child; and has access to a safe, affordable abortion - there is not a tragedy in sight — only blessing. The ability to enjoy God’s good gift of sexuality without compromising one’s education, life’s work, or ability to put to use God’s gifts and call is simply blessing.”

BLASPHEMY!!!


32 posted on 04/01/2009 11:41:31 AM PDT by ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY ( The Constitution needs No interpreting, only APPLICATION!)
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To: mojito
Divinity School??????

Satanic School would be a much more appropriate name ...

33 posted on 04/01/2009 11:41:59 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY

Perversion of the blessing of sex within the context of marriage.


34 posted on 04/01/2009 11:42:18 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman is for later)
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To: Crim
LMAO...IS IF she would EVER NEED an abortion...

LOL! How about that tough-guy downturn at the corner of the mouth?

35 posted on 04/01/2009 11:42:36 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Praise and worship" is my alternate lifestyle.)
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To: mojito

hmmm...

I guess this woman doesn’t have a word or thought concept that involves ADOPTION.


36 posted on 04/01/2009 11:43:05 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman is for later)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

What a surprise.


37 posted on 04/01/2009 11:45:00 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: mojito

The Road to Hell is paved with the skulls of clergy such as this.


38 posted on 04/01/2009 11:45:15 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't fly, can't ski, can't drive, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best.)
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SIGH....seems it’s not not an April Fools joke.

Well, no wonder the Episcopal Church is in such a mess (and whole sections are defecting to the conservative, African leadership). In my area, the episcopal churches are nearly empty (about as bad as the Luthern chruches in Sweden).

Gay marriage
Gay priests
Happy go lucky liberal politics
Abortion is a blessing

okay, what next?


39 posted on 04/01/2009 11:46:06 AM PDT by ak267
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To: mojito
decides she does not wish to bear a child; and has access to a safe, affordable abortion - there is not a tragedy in sight -- only blessing. The ability to enjoy God's good gift of sexuality without compromising one's education, life's work, or ability to put to use God's gifts and call is simply blessing

Whew boy, let me break out the translator:

"decides she is too selfish to let another human live; and has access to your taxpayer money to fund her murderous eviction - there is no excuse for shame or disgust - only encouragement. The right to recreational unprotected screwing without accepting the responsibility or the consequences on one's education, occupation, or free time is more important than someone else's life."

Whew, that fixed it.
40 posted on 04/01/2009 11:46:39 AM PDT by messierhunter
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To: mojito
How radically pro-abortion is Katie Rags? This radically pro-abortion:

"And when a woman becomes pregnant within a loving, supportive, respectful relationship; has every option open to her; decides she does not wish to bear a child; and has access to a safe, affordable abortion - there is not a tragedy in sight -- only blessing. The ability to enjoy God's good gift of sexuality without compromising one's education, life's work, or ability to put to use God's gifts and call is simply blessing.

Inhuman.

41 posted on 04/01/2009 11:47:45 AM PDT by Lexinom
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"And when a woman becomes pregnant within a loving, supportive, respectful relationship; has every option open to her; decides she does not wish to bear a child; and has access to a safe, affordable abortion - there is not a tragedy in sight -- only blessing. The ability to enjoy God's good gift of sexuality without compromising one's education, life's work, or ability to put to use God's gifts and call is simply blessing.

Sorry, Ms. Ragsdale, that's not a blessing. THIS is a blessing:

My son, a survivor of a crisis pregnancy in a country where abortions outnumber live births to this day.

42 posted on 04/01/2009 11:48:28 AM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: All

To anyone who would even think of considering such a statement, I offer Gianna Jessen, and this simply awesome video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPF1FhCMPuQ&feature=related

Be sure to watch part 2.

RD


43 posted on 04/01/2009 11:51:08 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: RooRoobird20
I’m making an educated guess this woman is also an LPGA and WNBA fan (if you get my drift.) The Party of Death marches on.

Probably owns a Subaru Forrester as well...

44 posted on 04/01/2009 11:52:47 AM PDT by frogjerk (NO TAXATION FOR REAMORTIZATION!)
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To: 556x45

“So, the life of the baby (a human being) is worth less than an occupation, education or abilities? Aren’t these the same people who are anti-death penalty and always speak out for the looniest laws that ‘would even save one life’? Something isn’t adding up....”

People who favor capital punishment dont view themselves as potentially being subject to it...

I’m not opposed to executing murderers or even pediphiles....as committing such a crime is well outside of my morals ,mindset and world view...

Liberals on the other hand....


45 posted on 04/01/2009 11:54:04 AM PDT by Crim
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To: ak267
okay, what next?

If you wanna know... read Revelation. That's what's next.

46 posted on 04/01/2009 11:54:59 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman is for later)
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To: mojito

This “creature” is the face of what our nation has become....totally devoid of morals or conscience, calling abortion a blessing, evil/good...wrong/right. Sodom and Gomorrah could not have been any more perverted when God destroyed it.


47 posted on 04/01/2009 11:55:29 AM PDT by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: Albion Wilde

48 posted on 04/01/2009 11:55:47 AM PDT by stevecmd
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To: mojito

Now THAT’S an old school priestess!! Next step is just dedicating the act of blessed baby butchery to the great earth mother.

Freegards


49 posted on 04/01/2009 11:55:49 AM PDT by Ransomed (Son of Ransomed Says Keep the Faith!)
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To: mojito

In the battle of Good vs Evil...The Left has chosen Satan.


50 posted on 04/01/2009 11:58:01 AM PDT by DGHoodini (God's gonna getcha!)
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