Skip to comments.“The Catholic Church is still to blame”
Posted on 04/06/2012 2:28:27 AM PDT by markomalley
Today at 5:30 p.m. members of ACT UP and other anti-Catholic groups have announced they will descend on San Franciscos Mission Dolores Church and place ashes from AIDS victims on the landmark churchs steps to protest what they claim is the complicity of the Catholic Church in the deadly epidemic.
Mission Dolores was founded on June 29, 1776, the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, by Franciscan friars under the leadership of the Fr. Francisco Palou and the direction of Fr. Junipero Serra. It is the oldest Catholic church in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, and the oldest building in San Francisco. In addition, the mission is the oldest original intact Mission in California, according to the churchs website. The parish includes Mission Dolores Basilica and the Old Mission.
An event listing on the LGBTQI/Queer page of San Franciscos IndyBay Media, a radical leftist website, reads, in part:
The march will link the issues of gentrification and lack of affordable housing faced by people with HIV/AIDS and our communities today by starting at Wells Fargo, a major profiteer of the housing crisis. The march will continue to the steps of Mission Dolores Church, marking Good Friday and protesting the Catholic Church's continued role of condemning people to die of AIDS globally and repression of sexual freedom and health here at home -- by blocking access to condoms, and restricting access to reproductive health and abortion. Ashes of those who died during the epidemic in SF will be placed on the steps of Dolores Church
Its [sic] 25 years since we started ACT UP and the Catholic Church is still to blame.
(Excerpt) Read more at calcatholic.com ...
It is YOUR behavior that causes the spread of AIDS.
It is not my unwillingness to make your behavior safer.
What you are really demanding is that I endorse your behavior, by promoting the use of condoms.
If there is any Justice in this country there should be enough Police to arrest everyone of these sick perverts.
They hae no one to blame but themselves.
You are absolutely correct. I might also add that institutions that are directly affiliated with the Catholic Church and supported by the Catholic Church are the largest care providers of HIV and AIDS in the world.
But it certainly is an inconvenient fact for those who wish to bash the Church.
The Catholic Church also provides for the homeless, alcohol/drug addicts, unwed mothers, needy elderly, poor, sick helpless elderly, homeless shelters (99% men usually), the ill and terminally ill with no place to go and so on. The St. Martin de Porres places provide end-of-life support: hospice, death and burial for the indigent. Anyone in need can find help with the Church.
The non-Catholic media and organizations simply IGNORE all the work of the Church. Some cities rely SO much on the Catholic Church for this help that city coffers open up for Church help.
Sometimes cities simply don't have the resources: shelters, meals (St. Anthony's kitchens), beds, clothing, job resources...and the help that sometimes is the most necessary: hope, an ear to listen and a heart to console others less fortunate.
-—The Catholic Church is to blame because of these perverts’ inability to control themselves?-—
I admit, the logic is a little difficult to follow.
So the Catholic Church is to blame for AIDS?
I thought we Jews were to blame.
Everything else has been pinned on us.
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