Sunday, March 25, 2018

About 50 Years Late, Cdl. Dolan!

It appears that Cardinal Dolan is "woke."

...The values Archbishop Hughes and Dolores Grier cherished — the dignity and sanctity of human life, the importance of Catholic schools, the defense of a baby’s civil rights — were, and still are, widely embraced by Catholics. This often led Catholics to become loyal Democrats. I remember my own grandmother whispering to me, “We Catholics don’t trust those Republicans.”

Such is no longer the case, a cause of sadness to many Catholics, me included. The two causes so vigorously promoted by Hughes and Grier—the needs of poor and middle-class children in Catholic schools, and the right to life of the baby in the womb — largely have been rejected by the party of our youth. An esteemed pro-life Democrat in Illinois, Rep. Dan Lipinski, effectively was blacklisted by his own party. Last year, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez insisted that pro-life candidates have no place in the modern Democratic Party....

Gee.  Really?  The (D) Party lost its senses and lurched anti-Catholic right around 1968; it was only a matter of time before they went full-metal-jacket contra the Church.

You were not "woke" while you were in Wisconsin, watching Doyle & Co. stuff money into Murder, Inc. Planned Parenthood.  What changed?

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