Illinois bishops ask for meeting with Governor Quinn
CWN - November 18, 2011
The Catholic bishops of Illinois have requested a meeting with Governor Pat Quinn, to discuss his public stand on abortion and same-sex unions.
Governor Quinn has made public a letter from the bishops, in which the prelates asked for a face-to-face session to discuss "your personal approval of laws permitting the killing of unborn children." The bishops indicated that they would like to speak with Quinn--who identifies himself as a Catholic--about his responsibilities as a public official and their own duties as Church leaders.
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Posted by: Savonarola -
Nov. 27, 2011 1:47 PM ET USA
Will Abp Dolan speak - or will he be comforted and conned by another meeeting with Obama or with Cuomo II ?
Posted by: Chestertonian -
Nov. 18, 2011 6:07 PM ET USA
Now, if only the bishops in MD, WA, and every other state with a so-called Catholic governor--and senators and congressmen--of the same ilk would take the same action. These public officials have become too comfortable because they've been given a pass by the bishops far too long. (Think Ted Kennedy; where were the MA bishops during his many years supporting pro-abortion legislation?) Would these politicians have gotten into office if the bishops had catechized their flocks properly?