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doing violence to children

By Diogenes (articles ) | Oct 22, 2005

Fact: The Catholic Church teaches that allowing homosexual couples to adopt children "would actually mean doing violence to those children."

(Considerations regarding Proposals to Give Legal Recognition to Unions between Homosexual Persons, 7)

Fact: The Boston archdiocese arranges adoptions by homosexual couples.

Conclusion: The Boston archdiocese does violence to children.

QED

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  • Posted by: Brad - Oct. 23, 2005 6:32 PM ET USA

    And things like these are why I no longer contribute to the annual Catholic Charities campaign.

  • Posted by: Ignacio177 - Oct. 23, 2005 5:50 AM ET USA

    Catholic Charities has become just another NGO. It started to prostitiute itself when it began to accept government money. Would it not be better just to do what we can in a Catholic way using the money put in the collection basket? But Catholic Charities is full of bureaucrats and hired social workers who depend on that government money to fund their job. Don't look for internal reform. We need bishops who bishop.

  • Posted by: Fr. William - Oct. 23, 2005 12:23 AM ET USA

    Abp O'Malley has either approved of this directly or he has approved of it by not doing anything to stop the violence being done to at least 13 children. I wonder whether Abp. O'Malley & all the Massachusetts bishops know about Canon 401-2. Please, Pope Benedict XVI, step in & stop the Archbishop of Boston... again! And, please teach the bishops that they have to follow Church Teachings.

  • Posted by: - Oct. 22, 2005 7:20 PM ET USA

    I attended 2 out of 8 MAPP sessions from a local Catholic Charities Adoption agency, which Massachusetts requires for people who want to adopt DSS "special needs kids." I did not hear one word about God or Jesus or Catholicism in either of the classes or in any of the voluminous handouts. It found it weird. I dropped out for other family reasons, but I was very disappointed that there was absolutely nothing Catholic about this allegedly Catholic adoption organization.

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