Skip to comments.Cardinal Mahony Calls Kennedy A Champion Of The Powerless
Posted on 08/26/2009 11:10:43 AM PDT by Steelfish
Cardinal Mahony calls Kennedy a champion of the powerless August 26, 2009
Cardinal Roger Mahony issued a statement today calling the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) a champion of "the voiceless, the powerless and the most needy of our citizens."
Mahony recalled how the two worked together after the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act was introduced in 2007.
Kennedy "was keenly aware of the plight of immigrant peoples in our nation and was an advocate for their rights and their full inclusion into the culture and economy of our country."
Mahony was one of several prominent California figures to issue statements about the death of Kennedy on Tuesday night.
"Even though he lived in the far northeast corner of our country, he had a deep and personal sense of the needs of the poorest across the land," Mahony said. "He never tired in speaking up for them and their rights and needs."
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger issued a statement Tuesday night that said he and his wife were "saddened by the passing of Uncle Teddy."
Mahony said in his statement: "He was known to the world as the Lion of the Senate, a champion of social justice, and a political icon. Teddy taught us all that public service isn't a hobby or even an occupation, but a way of life and his legacy will live on."
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Mary Jo’ll tell ya.
So, he defended the little kids whose pants you put your hand down? Because that would have been defending the powerless, along with helping a waterlogged woman from a car filling rapidly with river water.
Everytime I hear of a Kennedy, Pelosi, or Giuliani receiving communion, I want to vomit, even though I am no longer Catholic.
Mohoney can't disappear fast enough.
Sorry to disagree here but they never did anything if they weren’t getting payback.
That's how you become a leftist saint
Oh for Heaven’s Sake Cardinal, please be quiet and stop embarrassing us.
a champion of “the voiceless, the powerless and the most needy of our citizens.”
Bull crap!....they were the doormat to the Kennedy compound!
Gag me with a spoon, I am so sick of the ass kissing by the media. This was a very flawed man
As long as the powerless aren’t in the back seat of a sinking car, then ok...
According to Cardinal Mahony, Kennedy's crusade against the unborn doesn't count.
Well, Mahony may not be fat, but he’s a comfy rich b**tard who should sure know another “defender of the poor” when he sees one.
Is Mary Jo Kopechne one of these “helpless”?
Health care for
All (including Aliens)
Teddy hated WASPs. That’s why he pushed the Immigration Act of 1965 — a big reason why our country is overrun by Third Worlders. I guess God wanted to reach them with the gospel. That’s why they’re here. Teddy I hope you got right with God. You were an evil man.
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