Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

a complex issue

By Jeff (articles ) | Dec 06, 2003

From today's Wichita Eagle:

Bishop George Fitzsimons of the Diocese of Salina said he thinks Catholic politicians in his diocese are following church teachings for the most part.

"It does become a complex issue," he said. "On one hand, someone may be against abortion, the killing of an unborn human being, and then in favor of the death penalty, the killing of a grown person."

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our July expenses ($18,281 to go):
$35,000.00 $16,719.29
52% 48%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 3 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: - Dec. 09, 2003 10:04 AM ET USA

    Another weasel masquarading as a Catholic Bishop.

  • Posted by: - Dec. 06, 2003 11:34 AM ET USA

    And, of course, none other than John Paul II muddied these waters by trying to change the centuries old teaching of the Church on capital punishment. Well, no, he knew he couldn't change it, so he just tried to modify it enough to prohibit it while giving lip service to the tradition. Words have consequences. Especially if you're dealing with a very thick lot of bishops who don't know or don't want to know the difference between a baby and a hardened, vicious murderer.

  • Posted by: - Dec. 06, 2003 9:10 AM ET USA

    Duh?

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

New HHS Mandate must truly eliminate complicity 16 hours ago
Self-Esteem: Beyond Pop Psychology 23 hours ago
Government Crackdowns on God and Nature July 22
A legislative mockery: Massachusetts lawmakers rush to replace unconstitutional 'buffer zone' bill July 22
Gay and Transgendered: What Comes Next? July 22

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Vatican issues working document for Synod of Bishops on the family CWN - June 26
New management, new changes coming for reformed Vatican bank CWN - July 8
Sweeping reforms to Vatican's media, financial operations CWN - July 9
‘Even Genghis Khan didn’t do this’: Mosul emptied of Christians CWN - July 21