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1 posted on 11/05/2008 6:15:17 AM PST by NYer
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These bishops are following the example of their shepherd who, in turn, follows Christ. God bless Pope Benedict XVI!


2 posted on 11/05/2008 6:18:48 AM PST by NYer ("Run from places of sin as from a plague." - St. John Climacus)
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PEO only mentioned God last night at the end of his victory speech: "God bless you. And may God bless the United States of America." I am filled with trepidation that speaking out against unGodly leaders may soon lead to outright persecution and prosecution of those who profess to love Christ--"To date, more than fifty bishops have spoken out-" this may be one of the last times Christian religious leaders may have the freedoms to speak out! :-(

God help us all!
3 posted on 11/05/2008 6:24:06 AM PST by pillut48 (CJ in TX --Soccer Mom and proud Rush Conservative voting for the McCain/Palin ticket now!!)
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This priest is usually right on, but I’m not getting where he is coming from here. Speaking out about the simple Church teaching concerning abortion is only remarkable because of the comparison to what has been going on for the last couple of decades. It’s only barely half of what they should have been doing all along. Maybe I’m misunderstanding what “application of authority” means, but I reckon if any real “application of authority” was going down ol’ “practicing Catholic Scranton Joe” would have been a millstone around Obama’s neck.

Freegards, thanks for all the awesome pings


5 posted on 11/05/2008 6:56:30 AM PST by Ransomed (Son of Ransomed Says Keep the Faith!)
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The USCCB has now reaped what it sowed. Generations of CINO’s who wouldn’t know their way to church let alone have any real understanding of or belief in the Catholic Church. Today I read on Steve Kellmeyer’s blog,The Fifth Column, that given the very good chance of the worst depression ever headed our way, that the parishes that have offered the PC protestantized wishy washy version of Catholicism are the ones who will go under. Fair-weather CINO’s will lower or cease their offerings rather than give up anything they deem important.It’s the ones that offer the EF that will flourish. That in turn will result in what should have been all along, Catholics who live their faith.

I’ve sat through countless homilies that mention being neighborly, “undocumented migrants”, you name the feel-good theology and I’ve had it preached to me. It wasn’t until I started to go to the Latin Mass that I heard what should have been said all along. Abortion is evil, evil surrounds us, and it is a sin to vote for an abortion loving candidate. To do so is to be complicit in murder.

My Archbishop and Bishop are on the list of those who spoke out. Too bad they inherited an archdiocese where CINO’s still rule.


9 posted on 11/05/2008 1:06:13 PM PST by voiceinthewind
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Some bishops have made a great start but it's going to take a while. We've been wallowing in liberalism for several decades and reversing that won't happen overnight. Now that the high priest of abortion is our Chief Executive, I'm praying that this will stir the bishops to still greater things and bring home to them how badly catechesis has failed these past several decades. If it stimulates a rethinking of how the faith is being presented and the need for clear, unambiguous Catholic teaching, then some good may come out of Obama's presidency.

Unfortunately, the stench of Bernardin's legacy is still in the building. It's going to take plenty of Clorox and air freshener to clean up the steaming piles of you know what which he left everywhere.

17 posted on 11/07/2008 9:14:03 AM PST by marshmallow
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