A God that knows his place...

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Aug 02, 2003

Massachusetts senator John Kerry is incensed that Leviticus completely disregards the writings of Thomas Jefferson:

A fuming Kerry, taking on his own Catholic Church in the midst of a campaign for president, said Rome should have more respect for America's long-held separation of church and state. ... The Democrat said political concerns are secondary to his moral outrage over Thursday's Vatican statement on gay marriage. "Our founding fathers separated church and state in America. It is an important separation," he said. "It is part of what makes America different and special, and we need to honor that as we go forward and I'm going to fight to do that."

The Church's teaching on sexuality is universal and immutable, and addressed to citizens of all nations. Does Kerry think the Holy See, before issuing a statement on public order, should study the political and legal history of Albania, Uzbekistan, and Burkina Faso to make sure that their understanding of church-state relations is not offended by its teaching?

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