By Diogenes (articles ) | Sep 24, 2004
CAFOD, the British bishops' overseas-relief agency, has endorsed the distribution of condoms as a defense against AIDS.
Actually, that's not news. CAFOD has been encouraging condom distribution since... since...
Well, at least since 2001, the year when the executive director of CAFOD held a "commitment ceremony" with his homosexual partner, to which he thoughtfully invited a friendly bishop.
CAFOD, in case I forgot to mention it, is run by the British bishops.
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Sep. 24, 2004 4:34 PM ET USA
If Cardinal Raztinger’s letter on pro-abortion politicians can be interpreted to mean that we may vote for pro-aborts IF we are not supporting them specifically because of their abortion stance, then CAFOD’s endorsement of condom use can be interpreted to comport with the Church’s teaching on artificial contraception IF the condom user’s intent is only to prevent disease and not to prevent conception.