Skip to comments.Denver archbishop slams Pelosi on Church teachings and abortion
Posted on 08/25/2008 1:51:53 PM PDT by NYer
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As a side benefit of the public excommunication of public officials, it makes it clear to the faithful that what the public officials are doing or supporting is wrong.
Pelosi’s comments go farther than any pro abortion Catholic pol. I had the Blessed Mario as my governor for 12 years and he parsed the personal/public issue in ways that could make your hair hurt. But even Mario never proposed to speak for Church Dogma. In Catholic theology Pelosi would be responsible for the action of any Catholic who followed her view of abortion and Catholicism.
self government, frequently lauded by those who can fathom it, who can see its incalculable blessings as the greatest gift every given a nation (given, but still having to be apprehended by bloodshed and sacrifice), is not a spectator sport. it is simply unthinkable for an American to adopt a passive attitude about the his government.
Or a Catholic his Faith. Good post.
Jesus had no trouble clearing the temple of the money changers. Pelosi, Biden, Kennedy, Kerry, etc.... are no better.
The Catholic Church does not need members that will lead others into sin. Much better to kick these few out to send a clear message to the rest of the flock. They can always publicly recant their errors, go to confession and come back into communion.
Jesus welcomed the woman caught in adultery when she mended her ways.
Just passing on what was given me.
I proofed it, reposted it, asked the Mod to delete the first one, and still missed at least one typo.
Agustine believed that "life began" when the woman could feel the baby move. He believed that this was the time of ensouldment. I believe that this is what some refer to as "the quickening", but I could be wrong.
I did a google on it, but all the recent references were to Pelosi and I just can't remember the quote from Augustine.
Catholic churches don’t have Sunday School.
It is said that just before Bonhoeffer was executed, a guard taunted him by saying "Now your life ends," and Bonhoeffer responded: "No; now it begins."
Pelosi is a Catholic like Jews for Jesus are Jews. So she isn’t.
Rumor has it that Chaput has been selected to replace NY Cardinal Egan.Great news, NYer. Tx for the heads up.
Those CINO’S that support the drilling of - I cannot say it without getting ill, well the only time when they will change is when they are on their death-bed and the Priest is administering the Last Rites, God help their souls./Just Asking - seoul62......
“Pelosi should be out of the Church Post Haste, “
She has excommunicated herself, however any excommunicant can still attend mass - they are not supposed to present themselves to communion however.
“but they will make an accommodation for her, because of 1. The National notoriety she brings to the Church.”
Please specify who “they” are.
Several bishops have publicly rebuked Pelosi, including her own bishop.
Do you really believe the Church welcomes or celebrates this type of “National notoriety” after all the work it has done for the pro-life cause?
“2. Because of the Money she gives the Church,”
And I suppose you have documentation of this?
You personally are aware of Pelosi’s bishop’s desire to ignore her based on dollars?
And if Pelosi stopped giving to the Church tomorrow (a real possibility) - you are aware the church will survive?
If “they” were truly afraid of her financial power - then why are they publicly humiliating her?
“3. The Bishops and Cardinals and Poopes are a toothless bunch of old Lions who don’t want to rock the boat.”
Some bishops yes, some bishops no.
The current pope? No - I have to strongly disagree.
Finally, the truth is coming out. Anyone who votes for a pro-abortion politician is committing a mortal sin and will answer for it before the Lord.
By their own actions and beliefs, they have already tossed themselves out of the Church. If they refuse to repent, they have denied the faith and are worse than an unbeliever.
All they need to do is go to Confession, stop supporting abortion and refuse to allocate taxpayer money to fund it.
Thou shalt not kill is one of them.