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Prophets without a prophecy

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Oct 19, 2004

The advice of Cardinal Martino and Archbishop Parolin, voluntarily offered to US voters, that we be aware of the Church's social teachings, prompts me to ask a question: When one thousand Catholic political leaders met for four days in Bologna earlier this month to discuss the duties of Catholics in the public forum, why did none of the speeches or any of the messages from the Vatican mention abortion? If one wants to be a prophet, it helps to be prophetic.

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