Pastors and people must protect life, Pope reminds Brazilian bishops
CWN - October 28, 2010
Church leaders “have a grave duty to pronounce moral judgments" on political issues, Pope Benedict XVI told a group of visiting Brazilian bishops on October 28.
The Pope told the Brazilian prelates—who were finishing their ad limina visits—that their country faces “shadows” cast by campaigns that threaten human life and marriage. Urging them to fight against these campaigns, the Pope said that any social involvement “that does not comprise the vehement defense of the right to life from conception to natural death is completely false and illusory.”
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 five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our final 2013 goal ($25,624 to go, assuming receipt of matching funds):
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!