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Catholic School Offers Credit to Students who pray outside abortion clinics (libs lose their minds)
Creative Minority Report ^ | October 12, 2011 | Matthew Archbold

Posted on 10/12/2011 2:29:37 PM PDT by NYer

This is my favorite story of the day because on the one hand it's wonderfully pro-life and Catholic but on the other hand it annoys the heck out of all the right people and that always gives me such tingly good feelings. Is that bad?

A small Catholic elementary school in Canada has announced that students who take part in anti-abortion vigils outside abortion clinics will receive community service credit. How awesome is that?

I literally think I just heard heads exploding up in Canada. It's a brilliant and wonderful way to exhibit the school's Catholic identity. What is more appropriate than Catholic schools honoring students who pray to stop the greatest evil taking place in the world right now.

The Winnipeg Free Press reports:

Children at Christ the King School who walk in daily anti-abortion vigils outside the Health Sciences Centre will receive community service credit.

The vigils are strictly voluntary and a family decision, principal David Hood emphasized Tuesday, but he's considering organizing it as an official school activity as early as next year.

Hood has talked to the teacher responsible for the students' community service activities, and they've agreed that if any kids take part in the vigils, the time would count towards the student's community service.
He stressed that this isn't a political thing. It's a prayer vigil and if parents don't want their kids to take part in prayer vigils outside clinics they don't have to.

Now for the cranial explosions from libs.
The vigils are a political lobby, and any school receiving public funding should not be allowed to involve children in political lobbies, said Lori Johnson, executive director of the Klinic Community Health Centre and the Sexuality Education Research Centre.

"It would certainly not be allowed in the public sector," said Johnson, a registered nurse and former long-time school trustee with the Winnipeg School Division board. "That is ill-considered by any school, public or private. It should be at the cost of losing their public funding."...While acknowledging that Catholic theology opposes abortion, Johnson said the vigils are a political lobby, and no school should be involved in such activities.

"That's controversial by any estimation. That is shocking to me -- that is a step way over the line," she said.
So someone from SERC said this is "ill considered" and "shocking" but on their own website, SERC advertises A Deluxe Birth Control kit which they describe as "a useful resource for teachers, public health nurses and sexual health educators" that includes a diaphragm, a Depo Provera vial, a vaginal ring, a contraceptive patch and a pregnancy testing strip.

So kids should be taught how to use a diaphragm by "educators" but praying?!!!! No way. That's shocking and controversial.

I expect this to be a battle. So say a prayer or two for this little Catholic elementary school that they stand up to the Big Abortion bullies and do the right thing.


TOPICS: Catholic; Ministry/Outreach; Moral Issues; Prayer
KEYWORDS: abortion; abortions; canada; life; prolife; righttolife

1 posted on 10/12/2011 2:29:41 PM PDT by NYer
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Ping!


2 posted on 10/12/2011 2:30:41 PM PDT by NYer ("Be kind to every person you meet. For every person is fighting a great battle." St. Ephraim)
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To: NYer
The kids could hold a sign that says:

My mom chose life for me.
 
Why are you choosing death
for your child?

3 posted on 10/12/2011 2:41:06 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: NYer

I have no doubt that the public schools give public service credit to kids who work for Planned Parenthood and their ilk.


4 posted on 10/12/2011 2:45:05 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Salvation
Such a good comment.

My bumper sticker says

"Smile, your mom chose life!"

As politically correct as Canadians are, this is certainly bucking their system!

5 posted on 10/12/2011 3:26:20 PM PDT by mckenzie7 (Democrats = Trough Sloppers!)
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To: mckenzie7
U've seen another one that says:

"Aren't you glad your mother didn't have an abortion?"

6 posted on 10/12/2011 3:30:30 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

Oops,

I’ve seen another one that says:


7 posted on 10/12/2011 3:32:00 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: NYer

The ‘Occupy Wall Street’ idiots are being paid $350 to $650 a week...


8 posted on 10/12/2011 3:58:24 PM PDT by GOPJ (Occupy Wall Street Zombies Lastest Chant: “You Can Have Sex With Animals”)
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To: Salvation

French liberals would have a sign that says:

Come on children, learn about alcohol and pornagraphy, so you can understand the words of our perverted poets, it is in our pedophile interests as teachers of the national education.


9 posted on 10/12/2011 4:09:17 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: NYer

:)


10 posted on 10/12/2011 4:29:01 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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Our monsignor is making a push for this type of support for the babies too


11 posted on 10/13/2011 9:05:27 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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