Friday, September 26, 2008
Bp. Jos. Martino (Scranton) Lays It Out for You
Remarkable. Clear. No-Holds-Barred.
"Furthermore, public officials who are Catholic and who persist in public support for abortion and other intrinsic evils should not partake in or be admitted to the sacrament of Holy Communion. As I have said before, I will be vigilant on this subject."
"Catholics...are wrong when they assert that abortion....is only one of a multitude of issues of equal importance. ....the taking of innocent human life is so heinous, so horribly evil, and so absolutely opposite to the law of Almighty God that it must take precedence over every other issue. I repeat. It is the single most important issue confronting not only Catholics, but the entire electorate."
This is called "teaching." Bishops have that obligation--all of them.
And it should be read aloud at St. Norbert's College.