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Cardinal Pell rips Green Party; leftist leader fires back

Catholic World News - August 09, 2010

After Cardinal George charged that Australia’s Green Party is advancing an “anti-Christian” political agenda, a leader of that party replied: “The Greens are much close to mainstream Christian thinking than Cardinal Pell is.”

In a newspaper column, Cardinal Pell referred directly to Senator Bob Brown, the Green leader who co-authored a book with philosopher Peter Singer. The cardinal argued that the alliance with Singer—who has denied any essential moral difference between humans and animals, and advocated euthanasia and infanticide in some circumstances—shows that extreme nae of the Green philosophy. Pointing also to the leftist party’s readiness to write a new definition of marriage, the Australian cardinal said that the “Green ethic is designed to replace Judeo-Christianity.”

In his angry response, Brown countered He charged: The good archbishop has forgotten the ninth commandment, which is ‘thou shall not bear false witness against thy neighbour.’”

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