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Joe Biden Makes It Easier for Catholics to Oppose Pro-Abortion Barack Obama
Life News ^ | 8/23/08 | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 08/23/2008 10:06:32 AM PDT by wagglebee

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“Now everywhere Biden campaigns, we'll have this question of whether a pro-abortion Catholic can receive communion," he told LifeNews.com.

This reality hadn't even occurred to me.

1 posted on 08/23/2008 10:07:04 AM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 08/23/2008 10:07:55 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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3 posted on 08/23/2008 10:08:40 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

You didn’t get Joe Biden’s text this morning at 3:12AM saying he’s now Methodist?


4 posted on 08/23/2008 10:11:55 AM PDT by library user
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To: wagglebee
Obama is demonstrating why he is completely unfit to be POTUS.

Picking Biden was a shockingly bad decision.

Baby killing Catholic politicians like Biden and Pelosi are the scourge of the nation, this will be a huge issue in the campaign.

5 posted on 08/23/2008 10:13:06 AM PDT by Rome2000 (Peace is not an option)
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To: wagglebee

There must be a strong pro-life Catholic on McCain’s short list. Anyone know which Catholic has the best shot of those floated? Giuliani?


6 posted on 08/23/2008 10:13:23 AM PDT by ex-snook ("But above all things, truth beareth away the victory.")
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To: wagglebee
It was already easy to oppose CINO Plagiarist Biden.

"The next Republican that tells me I'm not religious I'm going to shove my rosary beads down their throat."

7 posted on 08/23/2008 10:14:59 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham
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To: ex-snook

Giuliani hasn’t been Catholic for an extremely long time.


8 posted on 08/23/2008 10:15:45 AM PDT by darkangel82 (If you're not part of the solution, you are part of the problem. (Say no to RINOs))
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To: Rome2000

CNN still spinning themselves into the ground attempting to convince themselves this is a good pick.


9 posted on 08/23/2008 10:18:04 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Who is America's George Galloway?)
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To: wagglebee

Maybe Biden and Obama can do some church shopping together - they are both without a home, let’s see, Rev Wright is out, Farrakhan, probably not, Moonies - Nah, maybe the Whackos from Waco....No..something Californian, feel good, non judgmental sought of like buddhism but allowing you to eat meat and arugula and smoke crack on weekends, and infanticide is okay if you are not in the mood for raising a kid.


10 posted on 08/23/2008 10:19:09 AM PDT by Titus-Maximus (They have noticed the shrinking icecaps on Mars - Ya think it's their coal plants?)
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To: Titus-Maximus
CNN idiots...

Interviewing Dem big shots as if they would go on record with criticisms of this selection.

11 posted on 08/23/2008 10:21:22 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Who is America's George Galloway?)
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To: ex-snook

Rudy G. is mildly in favor of pro-abortion...


12 posted on 08/23/2008 10:21:23 AM PDT by tflabo (.)
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To: wagglebee

The truth of the matter is that Biden’s selection will not change how Catholics vote anymore than nObama’s nomination did. No Catholic, nay, no Christian should vote for pro-abort politicians regardless of party. But many will.


13 posted on 08/23/2008 10:21:39 AM PDT by big'ol_freeper (A vote for third party is a vote for nObama)
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To: ex-snook
There must be a strong pro-life Catholic on McCain’s short list. Anyone know which Catholic has the best shot of those floated? Giuliani?

Rooty would be a disaster.

Of the conservative names being floated, Bobby Jindal is Catholic and Tim Pawlenty is an Evangelical; Romney is Mormon, but I don't really consider him a conservative.

14 posted on 08/23/2008 10:22:41 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

Wagglebee, do you think it would be a problem in any way that Pawlenty was Catholic but drifted away to become an evangelical?

I used to think he was our best choice but now cant make up my mind.


15 posted on 08/23/2008 10:27:02 AM PDT by freespirited (Honk if you miss Licorice.)
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To: tflabo; ex-snook
Rudy G. is mildly in favor of pro-abortion...

Rooty is only "mild" when compared to a militant abortionist like Obama.

“I’m pro-choice. I’m pro-gay rights,” Giuliani said. He was then asked whether he supports a ban on what critics call partial-birth abortions. “No, I have not supported that, and I don’t see my position on that changing,” he responded.
- CNN.com, “Inside Politics” Dec 2, 1999

"Ultimately I believe it's an individual right and a woman should make that choice."
- Apr 4, 2007

"Where I stand on abortion is, I oppose it. I don't like it. I hate it. I think abortion is something that, as a personal matter, I would advise somebody against.

"However, I believe in a woman's right to choose."
- Hannity & Colmes, Feb 5, 2007

"But if the ultimate choice of the woman - my daughter or any other woman - would be that in this particular circumstance [if she had] to have an abortion, I'd support that. I'd give my daughter the money for it."
- Phil Donahue Show, 1989


16 posted on 08/23/2008 10:27:44 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee
The RC clergy needs to read and understand this about Democrats:

NAsbU Matthew 7:23 "And then I will declare to them,
'I never knew you;
DEPART FROM ME, YOU WHO PRACTICE LAWLESSNESS.'

shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach Adonai

17 posted on 08/23/2008 10:28:40 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 78:35 And they remembered that God was their ROCK, And the Most High God their Redeemer.)
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To: freespirited
Wagglebee, do you think it would be a problem in any way that Pawlenty was Catholic but drifted away to become an evangelical?

I don't think that would be an issue at all.

I used to think he was our best choice but now cant make up my mind.

I would be fine with Pawlenty, but I think the Sarah Palin, Bobby Jindal or Eric Cantor would be better.

18 posted on 08/23/2008 10:31:39 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: XeniaSt
Archbishop Raymond Burke who is an American has been appointed to a very high post in the Vatican and he is adamant about this issue, so I think we will see a lot more about this than we have in other elections.

Head of Vatican's Highest Court: "Obligation to Deny Communion to Pro-Abortion" Politicians


19 posted on 08/23/2008 10:38:32 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: ex-snook

Giuliani is one of those IAAAB Catholics.....


20 posted on 08/23/2008 10:39:59 AM PDT by Radl (rtr)
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To: wagglebee

How does the formerly Catholic, pro-abortion apostate Joseph McClintock Biden make it easier for me to vote for the pro-infanticide Barack Hussein Peter Singer Obama? I must have missed the subtleness of the argument that Biden is the lesser of the two evils? But way back in third grade catechism class I learned that the lesser of two evils is still EVIL.


21 posted on 08/23/2008 10:40:28 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: wagglebee
Our Lady's Warriors.Dissent>Speakers and Authors

Abortion and Euthanasia

Sen. Joseph Biden (D-DE) Catholic politician who votes for abortion in contradiction to Church teachings. One of American Life League's "Deadly Dozen."

22 posted on 08/23/2008 10:40:40 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Radl

So is Biden. CINO all the way!


23 posted on 08/23/2008 10:41:50 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: wagglebee
I don't know if there are any pro-life Catholic politicians. That is one reason I wouldn't have gone with Giuliani.

Now Sibelius' bishop took a firmer stand with her. I don't know who Biden's bishop is, McCormick?

Anyway, they'll just campaign in some other church when they are in the St. Louis diocese or avoid it altogether like Kerry did.

I wish the bishops would present a firm, united front. Unless they actually instruct eucharistic ministers to refuse them communion, it's all just rhetoric. The Catholic pols are going to ignore it as usual and get away with it as usual.

24 posted on 08/23/2008 10:43:48 AM PDT by Aliska
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To: library user
You didn’t get Joe Biden’s text this morning at 3:12AM saying he’s now Methodist?

LMAO!

I don't even know how to send or receive a text message.

25 posted on 08/23/2008 10:43:56 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee
My list keeps growing!

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26 posted on 08/23/2008 10:44:21 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: tflabo
Any Catholic who supports abortion by voting for an abortion candidate, basically excommunicates themselves. And, yes, Biden HAS excommunicated himself and will not be receiving Communion.

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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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

27 posted on 08/23/2008 10:46:04 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: wagglebee
According to America's Founders, life, and the liberty to enjoy it, are unalienable. The word, "unalienable," implies the great truth of Thomas Jefferson's summation that, "The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time: the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them."

What many citizens today fail to reason through is that the so-called "right to choose," is an invented euphemism of recent decades designed to mask the ugly act of "destroying" the life and liberty of the child in the womb. By that euphemism, an artificial right was bestowed by unelected justices of the Supreme Court of the United States on only one class of citizens (women) to destroy the Creator-endowed, therefore "unalienable" life and liberty of an as-yet-unborn citizen.

This question is the most important one to be considered in the 2008 election of a President.

Consider the logic utilized by those who say they personally oppose taking the life of the child in the womb, but believes in the trite and tired old phrase of "a woman's right to choose."

Why could a 75-year-old daughter not use the same reasoning to apply to a "right to choose" to get rid of an elderly mother whose care is threatening her own health? (And don't say it is not realistic to claim the health risk that many face!)

Or, why should the nation's law not provide that same "right to choose" to both men and women who consider another individual to be a threat to their personal health or wellbeing, an inconvenience to their lifestyle, or merely a burden they cannot take care of?

Clearly, America's laws against the taking of life do not allow for a citizen's "right to choose" murder as an optional way of solving a personal dilemma, no matter how perplexing or burdensome.

Unmask the faulty logic of the fence sitters, and let them articulate what is their real reason for favoring the taking of a life in the womb! Is it not possibly because they do not see children in the womb as beings "endowed by their Creator with the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness"?

Whichever candidate who's most likely to appoint Supreme Court justices who understand this basic principle underlying our liberty and the American Constitution is the only logical choice to lead this nation, in this voter's humble opinion!

28 posted on 08/23/2008 10:46:22 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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29 posted on 08/23/2008 10:46:57 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Aliska

Yes, McCain, Brownback, Santorum, Palin, and I am probably missing some.


30 posted on 08/23/2008 10:48:25 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel
How does the formerly Catholic, pro-abortion apostate Joseph McClintock Biden make it easier for me to vote for the pro-infanticide Barack Hussein Peter Singer Obama?

I think you misread the headline, Biden will make it easier to OPPOSE Obama.

31 posted on 08/23/2008 10:52:30 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Salvation

McCain isn’t Catholic, is he? If so, where have I been? I didn’t know the other 3 were Catholic either, just recently read good things about Palin. Good to know there are some.


32 posted on 08/23/2008 10:55:16 AM PDT by Aliska
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To: Aliska; Salvation

John McCain is an Episcopalian. Sarah Palin is Protestant, but I’m not sure what denomination. Bobby Jindal is a Catholic (he converted from Hinduism) and has been touted as a possible running mate, but not as prominently as Palin and Eric Cantor (Cantor is a Jew, but he is extremely well liked in a very conservative district that is largely Evangelical Christian and devout Catholic). Charlie Crist (Methodist) has been mentioned prominently, but many (myself included) hold him partly responsible for Terri Schiavo’s murder.


33 posted on 08/23/2008 11:19:18 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: TAdams8591; Canticle_of_Deborah
Looks like this might be a big issue for Biden and Catholic voters. Mitt would be a great contrast to Biden as the VP pick since he was endorsed by so many prominent pro-life Catholics, including Mary Ann Glendon, Tom Monaghan and Peter Flaherty, to name a few.
34 posted on 08/23/2008 11:24:22 AM PDT by redgirlinabluestate
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To: Aliska

I goofed. I thought you just said and pro-life politicians.


35 posted on 08/23/2008 11:29:51 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: redgirlinabluestate

Mitt will not appeal to the conservatives. Don’t you remember the mess with Mass. healthcare. It is now a million in the red and the state has capped coverage.

We don’t need a socialist for a vice-presidential in the GOP.

PS. If you check further......you will see that Romney flip flops to get elected. LOL!


36 posted on 08/23/2008 11:32:06 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: wagglebee
Thanks. So it doesn't appear there are any Catholic pro-life pols, at least at gubernatorial and above.

And I still don't know what to do about McCain's support of ESCR, know I shouldn't be a one-issue voter, know it isn't going to likely matter, but still - it's a pretty big issue. Still one could be fooled by a supposed pro-life candidate who uses it to deceive masses, could be possible, not sayin McCain is doing that, just saying.

37 posted on 08/23/2008 11:34:22 AM PDT by Aliska
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To: wagglebee

Am relieved to hear it would not be an issue.

No doubt Sarah Palin would electrify the ticket. One thing no one mentions with her is that her husband works in the oil fields. Instead of another lawyer spouse we’d actually have a blue collar person. Might be a minus to the yuppie fraction, but the blue collar population is a lot larger so I see it as a big plus.

I would love to have a no-lawyer ticket. Obama, Michelle, and Joe are all lawyers.


38 posted on 08/23/2008 11:36:39 AM PDT by freespirited (Honk if you miss Licorice.)
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To: Salvation

Not to worry. I didn’t read the article very well myself, see Saltiereli (sp?) is Biden’s home bishop and spoken firmly but evidently not to the point of denying communion unlike Sibelius’ bishop and Burke. Don’t know where Chaput stands on that. Also Biden, if he attends mass regularly, probably attends in Washington, another diocese.


39 posted on 08/23/2008 11:41:51 AM PDT by Aliska
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To: Salvation
"In fact, Bishop Saltarelli made clear that pro-abortion Catholic politicians should refrain from receiving the Eucharist."

Pretty straightforward that.

40 posted on 08/23/2008 11:43:28 AM PDT by Aliska
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To: Salvation
Mitt will not appeal to the conservatives

LOL. That's funny because Mitt ALREADY appealed to a majority of conservatives. A quick perusal of any of the primary exit polls will confirm that fact for you. And, the last time I looked, the people who support him, like Ann Coulter, Judge Robert Bork, Jim DeMint, Rick Santorum and this guy are all pretty conservative.

41 posted on 08/23/2008 11:45:10 AM PDT by redgirlinabluestate
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To: wagglebee
Great for Bishop Satarelli!

Supporting the killing of innocent human life obviously excommunicates one from the church. Such a depraved moral state would automatically render one unworthy to receive communion.

42 posted on 08/23/2008 12:18:57 PM PDT by TAdams8591 (Proud Catholic supporter of Governor Mitt Romney for VP and future President of the United States!)
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To: redgirlinabluestate
Some of them are also Catholic, like Rick Santorum and Judge Bork, a recent convert to our faith.

Judge Bork converts to Catholicism

43 posted on 08/23/2008 12:31:21 PM PDT by TAdams8591 (Proud Catholic supporter of Governor Mitt Romney for VP and future President of the United States!)
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To: Aliska
So it doesn't appear there are any Catholic pro-life pols

You mean any, or any on McCain's short list?

Sam Brownback, Rick Santorum, and Bobby Jindal are all Catholics and all pro-life.

44 posted on 08/23/2008 12:33:25 PM PDT by Campion
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To: Salvation
Mitt has already appealed to the majority of conservatives. And btw, to call Mitt a socialist is a lie.

His health care reform plan was mostly devised by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank who counts among it's most prominent members, Margaret Thatcher who very recently did a radio ad for them.

I suppose by extension and the parameters you set, Salvation, the members of the Heritage Foundation who largely devised Mitt's health care plan, and Margaret Thatcher are socialists too?

45 posted on 08/23/2008 12:38:25 PM PDT by TAdams8591 (Proud Catholic supporter of Governor Mitt Romney for VP and future President of the United States!)
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46 posted on 08/23/2008 1:11:26 PM PDT by narses (...the spirit of Trent is abroad once more.)
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To: freespirited

Pawlenty is the youngest child of his birth family. By the time he was 17 years old, both parents had died. So, he was more-or-less orphaned during his teenage years. His older siblings sort of took him under their wings. This must have been a traumatic time for him.

I would not judge him on his change of religious faith. I would judge him more on being able to overcome such a hard knock so early in life and become a very faithful Christian, husband, and father. His wife, Mary, is an evangelical, and a lawyer. She is a judge now.


47 posted on 08/23/2008 1:14:27 PM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: freespirited

**I would love to have a no-lawyer ticket. Obama, Michelle, and Joe are all lawyers.**

I like that idea.


48 posted on 08/23/2008 1:17:49 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Aliska

There are statements by Archbishop Chaput in this post:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2066766/posts?page=26#26


49 posted on 08/23/2008 1:20:10 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Salvation

Where might I find this in displayable form?


50 posted on 08/23/2008 1:29:29 PM PDT by Jvette
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