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To: kellynla

What about the person who supports a public candidate who supports abortion? And if that person is a priest, what would the bishop say?


4 posted on 08/20/2008 5:31:21 AM PDT by Raster Man
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To: Raster Man

“about the person who supports a public candidate who supports abortion? And if that person is a priest, what would the bishop say?”

couldn’t say...
I don’t read minds.
I have enough problems just trying to live my life as a practicing Catholic. LOL

but if you know, please enlighten us.

BTW, are you a Catholic?


5 posted on 08/20/2008 5:37:21 AM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: Raster Man
**What about the person who supports a public candidate who supports abortion? And if that person is a priest, what would the bishop say?**

Here is your answer from the Catechism of the Catholic Church:

enter the Table of Contents of the Catechism of the Catholic Church here

1: CCC Search Result - Paragraph # 2271  (618 bytes )  preview document matches
1 Since the first century the Church has affirmed the moral evil of every procured abortion. This teaching has not changed and remains unchangeable. Direct abortion,
URL: http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/para/2271.htm
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2: CCC Search Result - Paragraph # 2272  (580 bytes )  preview document matches
2 Formal cooperation in an abortion constitutes a grave offense. The Church attaches the canonical penalty of excommunication to this crime against human life. "A
URL: http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/para/2272.htm
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3: CCC Search Result - Paragraph # 2322  (290 bytes )  preview document matches
2 From its conception, the child has the right to life. Direct abortion, that is, abortion willed as an end or as a means, is a "criminal" practice (GS 27 § 3),
URL: http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/para/2322.htm
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4: CCC Search Result - Paragraph # 2274  (554 bytes )  preview document matches
gravely opposed to the moral law when this is done with the thought of possibly inducing an abortion, depending upon the results: a diagnosis must not be the equivalent
URL: http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/para/2274.htm

10 posted on 08/20/2008 10:53:40 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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